GMC’s Business Membership Program

In a recent survey of the Green Mountain Club’s 10,000+ members, 83% of participants said that they would be more likely to frequent a business that supports the Long Trail. Continue reading

New Long Trail north of Winooski takes form before our very eyes!

GMC’s Director of Trail Programs Dave Hardy led a volunteer crew that joined GMC’s trail staff who have been working on the new Long Trail route on Stimson Mt. north of the new Winooski Bridge. Thanks to students from Johnson State, too.

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Young Adventurers Club launched.. Have little ones? Join us!

GMC Young Adventurers Club

GMC Young Adventurers Club

The Young Adventurers Club gets kids 0-6 years old and their parents outdoors, to hike, play, learn, explore, and make friends! The YAC Burlington Section will have an outing on the first Saturday of each month. We communicate by facebook and e-mail. Kelley Christie is leading this effort for the Burlington Section. Have kids and are looking for a genuine Vermont out-of-doors experience? Join Kelley! The Young Adventurers Club of the Green Mountain Club was started by the Montpelier section. See some YAC photos!

Trip Reports May – August 2013 (updated 1/19/14)

8/24/13 – Hike up Mt. Abe via the Long Trail
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How to find stuff on this Website

This website is a good place to look for recent information such as outings, trip reports and announcements. But the site has a good bit of history in it tool. There are two kinds of searches: Continue reading

Trip Reports January – April 2013 (updated 1/19/14)

4/28/13 Wildflower Hike at Niquette Bay State Park
For the past several years, I have scheduled a wildflower hike at Niquette Bay State Park on the last weekend in April since that is usually when the wildflowers peak. Continue reading

Marketing Guru Position Open on GMC Burlington Executive Committee

Are you savvy with marketing techniques – placing events in the local papers, getting flyers and posters printed and distributed, writing promotional announcements for the web site and list-serv? We need help coordinating the promotion and publicity of our outings and special events. If you are interested, please contact Ted Albers at 802-557-7009 or ted@ted-albers.net The Committee meets every couple of months to plan activities and eat great cookies Kelley makes. We could always use volunteers to help organize events and help with marketing and publicity, or lead hikes or just come up with fun ideas of stuff to do!