Mt. Philo hike and lunch

Moved from 10/7 due to heavy rain forecast. This hike up Mt. Philo will be a joint event of GMC, Sierra Club and Third Act Vermont, and will include lunch on top of Mt. Philo, with spectacular views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks. Following lunch, we will have short presentations regarding the overlapping environmental […]

Giant Mountain and Rocky Peak Ridge (ADKs)

Rescheduled from 10/21 due to forecast rain. This is a difficult loop starting from the Roaring Brook parking lot off of NY State Highway 73. We will follow the Roaring Brook Trail to the summit of Giant Mountain and follow the East Trail to Rocky Peak Ridge. Ridge Trail followed by Nubble Trail will be […]

Skylight Pond Trail

We will Walk 2.5 miles (one way - moderate) up this side-trail to the Long Trail & pond, and the Skyline Lodge which overlooks is (just north of Battle Mountain.) We will carpool to the trailhead which is remote and off of the “Natural Turnpike” in Ripton. The Lodge is a great place to picnic […]

Mount Elmore

This is a moderate loop trail starting from the Lake Elmore parking lot and heading up the Ridge Trail and descending down the Fire Tower Trail.Moderate hike, Moderate pace. 5 miles. 1500' elevation gain.Group limit 10.

Jay Mountain (ADK)

Jay Mountain is the 79th highest mountain in the Adirondacks at 3600 feet. That doesn’t sound impressive, but it has loads of above the treeline hiking and exceptional views. We’ll catch the first ferry of the day from Charlotte and make our way to this (slightly) less traveled peak for an out and back.Difficult hike/snowshoe, […]

Niquette Bay State Park

This easy-to-moderate hike will take us along the wooded ridges around the perimeter of Niquette Bay State Park, taking in scenic views of Mt. Mansfield and Lake Champlain. Easy to moderate hike, Relaxed to moderate pace. 3.5 miles. 400' elevation gain.Group limit 10.Contact leader by 11/2.

Ethan Allen, Ira Allen, & Burnt Rock Mts.

This is a difficult out-and-back starting from the Camel's Hump Road parking lot. This will be following the Forest City Trail to the Long Trail, passing by Ethan Allen and Ira Allen peaks and ending on Burnt Rock peak. Headlamp and/or flashlight required.Difficult hike, Moderate to strong pace. 10 miles. 3500' elevation gain.Group limit 10.

Tillotson & Belvidere

We’ll loop up the Frank Post Trail to Tillotson Camp and on to Tillotson Peak, then go back south on the LT to Belvidere Mountain, and return on the Forester’s Trail. Difficult hike, Moderate pace. 8.5 miles. 2400' elevation gain. Group limit 10. Contact leader by 11/10.

3 and 4 out of Vermont 5 over 4000′ Mt. Abraham and Ellen via the Lincoln Gap

This is a difficult out and back starting from the Battell Trail parking lot. We will take the Battell Trail to the Long Trail up to Mt. Abraham, Lincoln peak, Nancy Hanks peak, Cutts peak, and finally Mt. Ellen. Difficult hike. Moderate to strong pace. 12 miles. 3800' elevation gain. Group limit 10. Michael Mortelliti, […]

Young Adventurers Club – 100 Acre Woods

100 Acre Woods 2739 VT-104, Fairfax, Vermont, United States

The Town of Fairfax provides an approximate 2.5 mile loop for easy hiking in their 100 Acre Woods Park. We will start on the loop and proceed as far as the group has stamina for considering the need for little ones to make it back to the car. Plan about two hours to wander and […]

Forest City Lumber Packout

Who? Burlington Section volunteers!  What? Helping carrying old lumber 0.1 miles from old bridge site to trail head Where? Forest City Trailhead, Huntington, VT   When? Saturday, November 18th 10am-3pm What should I bring? Good work gloves, hiking boots, food/water for however long you'd like to stay. Optional: cushion for shoulder, big empty pack, warm drinks. Cars will be parked […]

CANCELLED – Burnt Rock Mountain

Cancelled due to trip leader conflict. We will hike up Burnt Rock Mountain (3156'), starting from the trailhead on Big Basin Road Difficult hike. 4.8 miles. 2132' elevation gain. Group limit 10. Contact leader by 11/16.