Category Archives: Section news

Trip reports October-December 2018 (updated 11/16/2018)

11/11/2018 – Beaver Pond on Dean Trail, Camel’s Hump
Attendees were Jill George, Susan McDowell, David Hathaway, Cathy Tilley, Jeremy Francis, and Ted Albers who was leader until the hard part at the Beaver Pond, at which point he bailed out and Dave led the way to the summit.  Continue reading

GMC Volunteers helped move lumber for Bolton Valley bridges

On Friday, November 2, a big group including some Burlington Section loyalists responded to the general appeal by Kathryn Wrigley, of Forests, Parks, and Recreation, for helpers to lug timbers up Bolton Nordic. Continue reading

We’ve been robbed!

A shed at the GMC headquarters in Waterbury Center was broken into on the evening of September 19, and 8 chainsaws and 2 generators were taken. Continue reading

2018 GMC Volunteer Awards to Pam, and Brian and Janette

Today at the volunteer picnic in Waterbury, Pam Gillis received the 2019 “Burlington Section President’s award.”

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Fall 2018 Ridge Lines Newsletter in PDF

The fall issue of Ridgelines is here, along with the outings card.
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GMC History up to 1985

Click here for a “Vermont History News” article from 1985 on the history of the Green Mountain Club by Reidun Nuquist.

History of the Burlington Section

Click here to read a fascinating history from 1974 of the first 64 years of the Burlington section of the GMC.

Bolton Lodge Firewood Stack

Seven Burlington section volunteers joined GMC Land Stewardship Coordinator Mollie Flanigan at 9 AM on Sunday, June 24 to fill the woodshed at the  Bolton Lodge with four cords of wood that had been delivered there. Continue reading

Vermont Lake Monsters GMC Night, August 26

Support the Green Mountain Club while enjoying a great night at the park on Sunday, August 26, 2018. The GMC receives half the net proceeds when you buy your ticket here. More information.

1917 GMC Long Trail Guide

Inspired by a talk Mike Debonis gave this week at Wake Robin in Shelburne (photos below) about his ‘retro hike’ which relied on the 1917 and 1920 Long Trail Guides, I scanned in the 1917 guide for your reading pleasure. Continue reading

1/27/18 Annual Meeting Update

Thanks to all who attended the GMC Burlington Section annual meeting on Saturday in South Burlington. Continue reading

Celebrating the Life of Dave Hardy

Many of you know of the recent passing of Dave Hardy, long time and beloved Director of Field Programs for GMC. There will be a Celebration Of Life event in Dave’s honor on January 6, 2017.
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