Author Archives: David Hathaway

Outings for June, 2021

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Outings for February, 2021

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

GMC Burlington Annual Meeting – videos now available

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.

Taft & Mansfield Caretakers

Our  section history co-chair, Ted Albers, found this list of Taft Lodge and Mount Mansfield caretakers, stretching back to 1920. Check it out, along with other gems on our history page.

What is a Forest?

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.

Breadloaf section Taylor Series with Bill McKibben, February 18

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.

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Trip reports for November, 2020 (updated 11/11/2020)

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

Outings for November, 2020 (trips suspended after 11/14)

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

Trip reports for October, 2020 (updated 10/29)

10/24/2020 – Belvidere
We met at 9 AM at the Long Trail parking area at Eden crossing on Rt 118. Continue reading

Trip reports for September 2020 (last updated 9/29/2020)

9/27/2020 – Mt. Worcester
The nine of us met at the Worcester Mountain Trail trailhead at 8 am. Continue reading

Taft Lodge 100th Anniversary, Saturday, September 19

Join us to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Taft Lodge!
Saturday September 19, 2020
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Trip reports for August, 2020 (updated 8/31/2020)

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