POSTPONED – Little Otter Creek Paddle

This trip is postponed due to a trip leader conflict. The event will be updated when a new date is set. We will meet at a designated location can caravan to the Lewis Creek Fishing Access in North Ferrisburgh. Depending on water levels we will try to paddle up Lewis Creek, and / or head […]

Waterbury Reservoir Paddle

We will meet at the Waterbury Reservoir Boat Launch in Waterbury and paddle to our heart's content. Bring a lunch and we will find place to pull our boats up for a picnic. Note we are not meeting at the Waterbury Center State Park off of VT Route 100. Our meetup is next to the […]

Little Otter Creek Paddle

We will meet to caravan to the Lewis Creek Fishing Access in North Ferrisburgh. Depending on water levels we will try to paddle up Lewis Creek, and / or head into Lake Champlain and Little Otter Creek (just to our south) and Hawkins Bay. This will be a leisurely outing for canoe or kayak, about […]

Bald Peak (ADKs)

We will carpool and take the Charlotte-Essex ferry across the lake then drive 35 minutes or so south on NY-RT. 9 to the 'Rocky Ridge' trailhead. This hike in the Giant Mountain Wilderness, south of Elizabethtown is steep in some parts. Several nice views so hope for clear weather. This is the same trail to […]

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 […]

Molly Stark’s Balcony

Rescheduled from 12/9. Let’s celebrate the earliest sunset of the year today with a walk to Molly Stark Balcony. We will start this outing by hoping for lots of snow to make for a nice snowshoe walk otherwise embrace the mud. We will walk the Beane Trail (1.5MI) to the Long Trail at the Birch […]

Does Nature Make us Happier?

Pierson Library 5376 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, Vermont, United States

Our speaker is Taylor Ricketts, Director of the Gund Institute for Environment at the Universityof Vermont and a Shelburne resident. Taylor’s talk asks "Does being in nature make ushappier?” If you are a Green Mountain Club member or love being outside, being in natureprobably makes us happy. But is that true for everyone? And how […]

$5 – $8

Camel’s Hump via Monroe Trail

Rescheduled from 1/20. Let's celebrate the historically coldest week of the winter in VT by walking up the Monroe Trail to the top of Camel's Hump (out and back) for a total of 6.2 miles RT. Lets hope for clear weather and wind a bit less than hurricane force at the summit. Moderate to difficult […]

LaPlatte River Snowshoe in Shelburne

LaPlatte River Snowshoe (or micro-spikes) Follow the LaPlatte River Marsh Natural area, the Shelburne Bay Clarke Trail and perhaps some of the Ti-Haul trail, all in Shelburne. Total distance to be determined by the group depending on the trails we take but will be between four and six miles, mostly flat. This is a chance […]