Category Archives: Section news

Volunteer opportunity at Barnes Camp this summer

Originally built by Willis Barnes in 1910 as a logging camp, Continue reading

New Burlington GMC Meetup group

A big part of our club has always been our outings. Continue reading

Bryant Camp reopening

For those of you who couldn’t make it, here is a video shot by our president, Ted Albers, of the reopening celebration of the Bryant Camp on Friday, January 13, 2017, and the wood hauling in preparation for it.

Winter Hiking Preparedness seminar

Caitlin Miller from the GMC ran a great winter hiking equipment and safety talk on Sunday, December 4 at EMS in South Burlington. Continue reading

Trail Magic Day, July 30: Thanks for the Turnout!

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Ridgelines correction: Black bears & brown bears

Maeve says: There was an error in the September issue of Ridge Lines that could prove fatal to hikers! Continue reading

Ceremonial “First Crossing” of Winooski River Bridge by Daan Zwick, 12/2014

The Winooski River bridge is finally complete! Here is a link to a video showing the ceremonial “first crossing” by Daan Zwick, a major contributor to the bridge project.

Bolton Lodge and Bryant Camp Fund

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New Long Trail north of Winooski takes form before our very eyes!

GMC’s Director of Trail Programs Dave Hardy led a volunteer crew that joined GMC’s trail staff who have been working on the new Long Trail route on Stimson Mt. north of the new Winooski Bridge. Thanks to students from Johnson State, too.

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Young Adventurers Club.. Have little ones? Join us!

GMC Young Adventurers Club

GMC Young Adventurers Club

The Young Adventurers Club gets kids 0-6 years old and their parents outdoors, to hike, play, learn, explore, and make friends! We communicate by facebook and e-mail. Michelle Connor is leading this effort for the Burlington Section. Have kids and are looking for a genuine Vermont out-of-doors experience? Join Michelle! The Young Adventurers Club of the Green Mountain Club was started by the Montpelier section. See some YAC photos!

How to find stuff on this Website

This website is a good place to look for recent information such as outings, trip reports and announcements. But the site has a good bit of history in it tool. There are two kinds of searches: Continue reading

Marketing Guru Position Open on GMC Burlington Executive Committee

Are you savvy with marketing techniques – placing events in the local papers, getting flyers and posters printed and distributed, writing promotional announcements for the web site and list-serv? We need help coordinating the promotion and publicity of our outings and special events. If you are interested, please contact Ted Albers at 802-557-7009 or ted@ted-albers.net The Committee meets every couple of months to plan activities and eat great cookies Kelley makes. We could always use volunteers to help organize events and help with marketing and publicity, or lead hikes or just come up with fun ideas of stuff to do!