Hike Leaders Needed for GMC Winter Trails Day, March 2

The Green Mountain Club’s 23rd Annual Winter Trails Day will be held Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM at Flood Brook School, 91 VT Route 11, Londonderry, VT. More information here.

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Bolton Celebration, March 10

There will be a celebration from noon to 6 PM on March 10 of progress in recent years in conserving land in Bolton Valley and restoring  Bolton Lodge and Bryant Camp. Registration required ($20 for adults, children under 12 free). Registration and more information here.

Upcoming events from Forestry Division of Vermont FPR

The following opportunities related to forests and forestry are being offered by FPR’s Chittenden County Forester, Ethan Tapper, with District 3 partners and their members: Continue reading

2/14/2019 – Ten Years of Adventures in the Southwest Colorado Mountains with Rich Larsen

2/14/2019 – Ten Years of Adventures in the Southwest Colorado Mountains with Rich Larsen.
GMC Taylor Series at the Visitor Center, Waterbury Center, 7 PM.
Many of the mountains around Silverton, Colorado, are made of layers of cliff-forming volcanic ash above 13,000 feet. Richard Larsen was introduced to some of these peaks while finishing the One Hundred Highest peaks in Colorado in 2010-2012, and has gone back in recent years to tackle some others of these ‘interesting’ peaks above 13,500′. He will present pictures and narrative about the adventures he and his hiking/climbing partners have had in this area over the last 10 years. Continue reading

GMC now hiring for the 2019 season

Interested in working for the GMC? They are now interviewing people for the 2019 season. Most jobs run from mid-May to mid-October. Look here for more information.

Trip reports January-March 2019 (updated 2/3/2019)

2/2/2019 – Camels Hump Loop
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Outings for February 2019

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Outings for March 2019

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Outings for April 2019

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Outings for May 2019

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Outings for June 2019

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Trip reports October-December 2018 (updated 1/30/2019)

12/23/2018 – Mansfield Forehead
After meeting at Essex Center Park and Ride, six of us carpooled to the Stevensville trailhead, where we met Dave. Continue reading