Category Archives: Section news

Winter 2021-2022 Ridge Lines Newsletter in PDF

The winter issue of Ridge Lines is here (outings card).
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Unveiling of roadside historic site marker commemorating the spot where the GMC was founded

Join us: Friday, November 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM at the Southwest Corner of St. Paul and Main Streets, Burlington, in front of TD Bank. Continue reading

Trip reports for November 2021 (updated 11/9)

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Puffer Got Help! Thank you UVM Outing

Many thanks to the UVM Outing club and GMC volunteers who hauled a dozen packs of metal roofing to Puffer, among the least accessible shelters on the LT.

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2021 Trail Work Recap

Thanks to many volunteers, the Burlington section trails are in great shape!

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Long Trail Side to Side

Looking for a different way to explore the Long Trail? Go sideways! Continue reading

Seeking New Membership Co-chair

The Burlington Section is looking for a volunteer membership co-chair to help with managing and growing our local section membership. 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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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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