This group of Long Trail section hikers and mediocre flower identifiers left Brandon Gap at about 9:15 on the way to Middlebury Gap. Along the way we were able to […]
We started at a big snowmobile parking area on 302. From there we followed V.A.S.T trails to the pass between Knox and Butterfield. Snowmobilers can be somewhat controversial in the […]
There were no calls for the Franconia trip, so the trip leader bushwhacked up Duck Pond Mountain in NH on that day. (Trip leader question – Does that count as […]
We did the Forest City – Long Trail – Burrows Trail loop. Conditions were summer like and we did not crampons or snowshoes or any other of the winter stuff […]
Signal Mountain is a very pleasant bushwhack in the Plainfield Range near Groton Vermont. We arrived at Noyes Pond to sunny skies and pleasant mid-fall temperatures. The early snow from […]
This was the trip leader’s second try at this trail-less summit after being thwarted by an early blizzard last fall. Despite efforts to avoid past mistakes the leader led the […]
The day started at Jay Pass with subzero temperatures and howling winds. The steep climb up to Jay Peak helped us to warm up fairly quickly. After brief break in […]
We started at the end of the winter-maintained section of Route 108 near the Stowe Gondola. We had typical late fall conditions: some ice on the bottom and near-winter conditions […]
The first thing we noticed as we drove over the rise on Route 5A was the spectacular view of Lake Willoughby framed by the cliffs of Mts. Pisgah and Hor. […]
This was a return visit to these mountains for the trip leader. On his first visit he could not figure out where the herd path crossed the river and had […]
The first order of business was to rebuild the engine of a participant’s car so that we could make the trip south to Mt. Ascutney. After completing the mechanical part […]
In an egregious example of false advertising, this bushwhack turned out to be about 4 miles rather than the advertised 8 miles. This oversight gave us lots of time to […]