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Category Archives: People: Profiles, Stories, News
The Wisdom of Roy Buchanan – cont.
In our Fall 2009 issue, we featured some of Daan Zwick’s memories about Roy Buchanan, the first director of the Long Trail Patrol. Here’s what Daan sent us about building an igloo with Roy – just in time for winter! Continue reading
It was 1978. We were rebuilding Taylor Lodge, which had burned down the year before. Continue reading
Every one of the Green Mountain Club’s shelters, lodges and tenting areas has an adopter. Continue reading
In 1931, the Green Mountain Club formed the Long Trail Patrol and appointed Roy O. Buchanan as its director. Continue reading
In January of 1940 Larry Dean, who was probably the most active of the Burlington Section members and a dedicated scoutmaster, led a group of boy scouts on a winter hike to Taft Lodge. Continue reading
One winter the Burlington section decided to build an igloo and camp in it. Continue reading
By Valerie Wilkins
Dot welcomed me into her home on a chilly Sunday afternoon in January 2009. As we were settling in for the interview, I was immediately drawn to the collages of pictures on the living room walls. Continue reading
The word is not even in the dictionary, but ask a few Burlington Section members and they may say with a sly smile, “Yeah, I’m one of them.” Continue reading
By Daan Zwick: This is the story of the lostest I have ever been. Continue reading
Have you been Lost on Mt. Mansfield? David has! Continue reading
By Valerie Wilkins
Linda Evans loves to be involved with the Green Mountain Club – whether it’s leading hikes, volunteering at the GMC headquarters in Waterbury, being a Summit Steward on Mt. Mansfield during the summer months or serving as Secretary and Shelter Coordinator for the Burlington Section. She’s done all this in a relatively short time – since June of 1998 when she renewed her membership in the club. Continue reading
We’re starting a new now-and-then feature to help readers get to know Burlington Section members who lead many hikes. We are starting with Pete Saile, written by Valerie Wilkins. Continue reading
In the March issue of Ridge Lines, we asked for tales about hiking in Vermont’s always changeable and frequently challenging weather. Here’s a story from long-time Burlington Section member Daan Zwick. Continue reading
Trail Recipe By Maeve Kim Continue reading
This file is an 80 page document describing the history of the GMC Burlington Section from 1910 to 1999. I suggest you right-click to ‘save-as’ this file to your hard drive. GMC Burlington Section History 1910-1999 (2 MB PDF file) Do you have anything to add to the GMC History. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org