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Category Archives: People: Profiles, Stories, News
The Wisdom of Roy Buchanan – cont.
In our Fall 2009 issue, we featured some of Daan Zwick’s memories about Roy Buchanan, the first director of the Long Trail Patrol. Here’s what Daan sent us about building an igloo with Roy – just in time for winter! Continue reading
It was 1978. We were rebuilding Taylor Lodge, which had burned down the year before. Continue reading
Every one of the Green Mountain Club’s shelters, lodges and tenting areas has an adopter. Continue reading
In 1931, the Green Mountain Club formed the Long Trail Patrol and appointed Roy O. Buchanan as its director. Continue reading
In January of 1940 Larry Dean, who was probably the most active of the Burlington Section members and a dedicated scoutmaster, led a group of boy scouts on a winter hike to Taft Lodge. Continue reading
One winter the Burlington section decided to build an igloo and camp in it. Continue reading
By Valerie Wilkins
Dot welcomed me into her home on a chilly Sunday afternoon in January 2009. As we were settling in for the interview, I was immediately drawn to the collages of pictures on the living room walls. Continue reading