I wanted to climb Hurricane,
But the forecast was calling for rain.
What with global warming,
We’ll see more storming,
Which surely will drive me insane.
Total participants: 0, including me.
Mary Lou Recor, poet and would-be trip leader.
12/23/2018 – Mansfield Forehead
After meeting at Essex Center Park and Ride, six of us carpooled to the Stevensville trailhead, where we met Dave. Continue reading
9/23/18 Camel’s Hump via Monroe Trail
A hearty group of 11 made the round trip with a quick stop at the B-24 crash site off the Alpine / bad-weather cutoff trail. Continue reading
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
3/25/18 – Mount Ethan Allen
To the top of old Ethan we go-va. Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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