Activities for April & May 2024

Green Mountain Club
Worcester Section
Activities for April and May 2024

Dear Members and Friends:
Please join us for the following GMC activities in April and May:

Saturday, April 13, 9:30 AM to noon. Join us for our spring camp clean- up at 345 Rawson Street in Leicester, MA. We will rake leaves, work on the road, trim bushes, cut wood, and clean the lodge and change house. Bring rakes, clippers, chain saws, shovels and cleaning supplies. Coffee, juice, and donuts will be served. Call or text Ram Moennsad at 508-210-6965 or email him at for more information. Lunch will be served after the cleanup.

Join us for Game Night on Thursday evening, April 18 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM at the home of Pat and Stuart Howe, 33 Pine Acres Road, Spencer, MA . Pat and Stuart have many types of games, but if you have a favorite and want to bring it, please do. RSVP via text or call Pat on her cell phone (508-868-5949), or email Pat at The speed limit on their dirt road is 10 mph. Please be mindful when crossing the two small bridges.

Friday through Sunday, April 19-21, Battenkill River Trip. Information about the trip will be sent in a separate email.

Saturday, April 27.  Leominster State Forest Hike. The hike will be a 4-mile loop around Crow Hill Pond via the Ball Hill and White Pine Trails, then up Crow Hill where we’ll stop for snacks. We’ll proceed north on the MidState Trail and complete the loop via the Crocker Pond Trail. This hike has some steep rocky sections, and micro spikes are recommended if conditions are icy. Hike will start at 9:30 AM. We will meet at the Crocker Pond parking area in Westminster at 9:30 AM.  Please contact Mike Peckar at or call him at 508-209-1833  to register for the hike.

Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5. Join us for the Worcester Section Spring Work Party on the Stratton Mountain Section of the Long Trail. Some of us will carpool from Paxton at 7:00 AM. We will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 4 at the camp of Steve and Terry Nordborg,  44 Pike Hollow Road, Stratton, Vermont. For driving directions use Google maps for 44 Pike Hollow Road, Stratton, Vermont. Call Steve Crowe at 508-450-1091 for more information, or email him at

Saturday, May 11. Midstate Trail Hike from the Barre Falls Dam to Intervale Road in Rutland. This is a four mile hike over moderate terrain. More information to follow.

Happy Hiking,
Green Mountain Club
Worcester Section, Inc.