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Be aware of special guidelines for hikes during the COVID-19 pandemic. All trip participants must register with their trip leader in advance, acknowledging that they have read, understood, and agree to follow the new GMC outings guidelines (here), and must provide their phone number and email in case of a later need for contact tracing. Continue reading
Our first (and hopefully last!) virtual annual meeting was held Saturday evening, January 30th, via ZOOM. Meeting materials, including newly elected slate of candidates, are here. And here are links to the meeting and to the talk by Dr. Jack Mayer.
Chittenden County forester Ethan Tapper had a UVM group do a project related to outreach last semester, and they produced this six slide presentation describing how forests are a lot more than just a bunch of trees.
The Bread Loaf GMC section will host a Special virtual Taylor Series on Thursday, Feb. 18th at 7PM. More information (including the Zoom link, when available) can be found at the Breadloaf section website.
11/7/2020 – Whiteface Mt.
The 10 of us soon became 9 when arrived at trailhead as I received a text message during drive from Richmond Park and Ride where meeting to have a caravan procession following each other to trailhead. Continue reading
To comply with the November 13 governor’s order, we are cancelling all upcoming outings. We will resume trips when health directives allow. Continue reading
10/24/2020 – Belvidere
We met at 9 AM at the Long Trail parking area at Eden crossing on Rt 118. Continue reading
9/27/2020 – Mt. Worcester
The nine of us met at the Worcester Mountain Trail trailhead at 8 am. Continue reading