Have you ever wanted to save someone’s life while in the woods? Now’s your chance to learn how.The Green Mounain Club is hosting a two-day wilderness first aid course on […]
A new GMC Burlington board was voted in during the Annual Meeting in January. Fifty-five members approved the following changes: Vice President: Brian Williams replaces Nancy McClellan, who is stepping […]
Actually, we were mending fence stiles. The July floods toppled one of the fence stiles that allow Long Trail hikers to cross over electric fences in the farm fields along […]
The Burlington Section took home $270 at the 2023 Vermont Lake Monsters 50-50 raffle at Centennial Field this year in what has turned into an annual fundraiser. GMC ticket sellers get to see the […]
Scott and David left Stevensville early and hiked south to Mt Mayo, using the chainsaw 7 or 8 times, then turned around and clipped and cleared on the way back […]
We divided into three groups of four each at Bolton Valley. Scott, Paul, and I carried a chainsaw with one of the groups. The following is for my group. I […]
Over the years I have had gone through various GMC archives given to me by Shelburne neighbor Rick Rice (whose dad Roderick was a Burlington Section member starting in the 1930s and […]
In 1963 Joe Frank suggested a Section newsletter. Others liked the idea and Joe became the first editor. Mary Forrester became the publisher, and soon Agnes Richardson became the editor. […]
Volunteers cleared drainages, clipped back new growth, removed debris, and cleared blowdowns, including some big ones on the Long Trail. Eight times, they used the chainsaw to cleared blowdowns and […]
Trail maintence was completed on the Duck Brook Trail from Bolton Notch the Long Trail ans waell as the Long Trail south of Duck Brook Junction to the VAST trail […]
Held at Faith United Methodist Church, the Annual Meeting started with a social hour at 5:00, followed by a potluck dinner. Dinner was followed by comittee reports and new officers […]
Some of our section members recently volunteered out at the GMC Headquarters to build some new tent platforms the Back 40 employee housing. Our members were able to build two […]