Category Archives: People: Profiles, Stories, News

The GMC Burlington Section posts profiles, news and information about our members, past and present.

LT Photo Collection, UVM

The Long Trail Collection at the University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections includes over 900 images Continue reading

A Short History of the Green Mountain Club

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The Wisdom of Roy Buchanan, continued…

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

Memories of a Section Veep

It was 1978. We were rebuilding Taylor Lodge, which had burned down the year before. Continue reading

Clem Holden and Herm Hoffman: Shelter Adopter Profiles

Every one of the Green Mountain Club’s shelters, lodges and tenting areas has an adopter. Continue reading

The Wisdom of Roy Buchanan

In 1931, the Green Mountain Club formed the Long Trail Patrol and appointed Roy O. Buchanan as its director. Continue reading

Lost On Mount Mansfield – January 1940

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

Bushwhack: Caught in a Winter ‘Spruce Trap’ (and how to save yourself!)

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Igloo Camping – Dot Myer

One winter the Burlington section decided to build an igloo and camp in it. Continue reading

The Highest May Not Be the Hardest – by Dot Myer

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Trip Leader Profile: Dot Myer

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

Winter Peakbaggers By Phil Hazen

The word is not even in the dictionary, but ask a few Burlington Section members and they may say with a sly smile, “Yeah, I’m one of them.” Continue reading