Category Archives: Trip reports

Trip reports – July-September 2018 (updated 9/16/2018)

9/15/2018 Shelburne Bay and LaPlatte Paddle
Initial plans to paddle around the upper reaches of Otter Creek were scrapped after a scouting paddle revealed hundreds of yards of 6″ water. Continue reading

Trip reports – April-June 2018 (updated 6/26/2018)

6/24/18 – Bolton Lodge Firewood Stacking
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

Trip reports – January-March 2018 (updated 4/13/2018)

3/25/18 – Mount Ethan Allen
To the top of old Ethan we go-va. Continue reading

Trip reports – September -December 2017 (updated 12/4/2017)

12/17/2017 Sterling Pond 
We started nice and late at about 10:15am from the Sterling Pond trail entrance on snowed-in Rt. 108 in Smugglers Notch. More perfect weather could not have been asked for – sunny and quite cold, no wind. Continue reading

Trip reports – May-August 2017 (updated 9/21/2017)

8/26/17 – Lincoln & Lafayette, NH
We met at 8 AM at the park & ride by Joe’s Pond, at the junction of Rt 2 and Rt 15. Continue reading

Trip reports – January-April, 2017 (updated 5/8/2017)

4/30/2017 – Wildflower Hike at Niquette Bay State Park
It’s always hard to figure out which weekend will be the peak wildflower weekend each year.  Continue reading

Trip reports – September-December 2016 (updated 1/1/2017)

12/31/2016 – Mt Mansfield ( but not the ridge)
We had help from high winds at the top of Mt Mansfield as we swept out the old year! Continue reading

Trip reports – May-August 2016 (updated 7/5/2016)

7/2/2016 – Laraway Loop
We met at 8:30 at the Cambridge park and ride and took two cars to the difficult-to-find Davis Neighborhood trailhead on Cross Road, Continue reading

Trip reports, January – April 2016 (updated 5/1/2016)

April 23 – Phil’s Map and Compass
Phil Hazen led another great Map and Compass outing this year with GPS confirmation that the bushwhacking track by compass to Colchester Pond was an amazing straight line except to go around a beaver pond marsh and avoid a cliff. Continue reading

Trip Reports, September – December 2015 (updated 1/2/2016)

12/20/15 Stimson Mountain Snowshoe – but not a snowshoe – warm temps and 1” of snow!
We took the new Stimson Mountain LT relocation from the new Winooski Bridge parking lot to Airway tower (a side-trail that is not a side trail at all) Continue reading

Trip Reports, May – August 2015 (updated 8/30/2015)

8/29/15 Worcester Ridge
David, Wes, and Amanda met at the Richmond Park & Ride at 8:30 and drove together to the Middlesex Trail trailhead, Continue reading

Trip Reports January – April 2015 (Updated 4/19/2015)

4/19/15 LaPlatte Paddle
Yes, the ice had melted, but we did see snow here and there in the shadows, Continue reading