Category Archives: People: Profiles, Stories, News

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

Lost on Bolton Mountain: ‘The lostest I have ever been.’

By Daan Zwick: This is the story of the lostest I have ever been. Continue reading

Trip Leader Profile: Robynn Albert

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Lost on Mt. Mansfield? Share the Story!

Have you been Lost on Mt. Mansfield? David has! Continue reading

Recollections From a Reader….

The Summer 2008 issue of Ridge Lines included Daan Zwick’s recollections of hiking in the Mt. Mansfield area while he was caretaker at Taft Lodge in 1940. Continue reading

Trip Leader Profile: Linda Evans

By Valerie Wilkins
Linda Evans loves to be involved with the Green Mountain Club – whether it’s leading hikes, volunteering at the GMC headquarters in Waterbury, being a Summit Steward on Mt. Mansfield during the summer months or serving as Secretary and Shelter Coordinator for the Burlington Section. She’s done all this in a relatively short time – since June of 1998 when she renewed her membership in the club. Continue reading

Burlington Section Trip Leader Profile: Pete Saile

We’re starting a new now-and-then feature to help readers get to know Burlington Section members who lead many hikes. We are starting with Pete Saile, written by Valerie Wilkins. Continue reading

Tales from the Trails: Burlington Section Member Daan Zwick

In the March issue of Ridge Lines, we asked for tales about hiking in Vermont’s always changeable and frequently challenging weather. Here’s a story from long-time Burlington Section member Daan Zwick. Continue reading

Papa’s Hardtack Provides Energy and Nourishment and Lasts Forever!

Trail Recipe By Maeve Kim Continue reading

GMC Burlington Section History (PDF document)

This file is an 80 page document describing the history of the GMC Burlington Section from 1910 to 1999. I suggest you right-click to ‘save-as’ this file to your hard drive. GMC Burlington Section History 1910-1999 (2 MB PDF file) Do you have anything to add to the GMC History. Email:

John Brown Remembered….

Long-time hiker and GMC volunteer John Brown died last May. John made a big impression on everyone who met him. Here are some personal memories from Burlington Section members, and a few facts about his life. Continue reading