GMC Manchester Section



Mud Season Message

Mud Season Has Arrived! April 5, 2018 by Kristin McLane 24 Comments Help Protect Fragile Trail Environments Artwork by Emily Benning. Spring has sprung, although it’s not always easy to tell in Vermont.  One day it dumps 6″ of snow, the next it’s… Continue Reading →

A Mountaineering Life in Deed and Word

Green Mountain Club James P Taylor Outdoor                   Adventure Series Event A Mountaineering Life in            Deed and Word    Bob Hauptman Friday, April 6, 7 p.m. Manchester Community Library, Manchester. Join author and mountaineer Bob Hauptman for a presentation… Continue Reading →

From the Manchester Journal

Funding tightens for local Long Trail caretakers The sun rises behind Little Rock Pond, resting along the Long Trail. The recreation area, in Danby, is one of many that could be impacted by the lack of funding for the GMC’s… Continue Reading →

Bromley Tower Fundraising

We are actively fundraising for building a new observation tower on Bromley.  Help us reach our goal. Donations of any size will be happily accepted.

New Year’s Day Snowshoe

New Year’s Day was welcomed by 6 snowshoers who trekked out to Stratton Pond. The sun was out, helping to balance the cold. Reports of a great trip were received by the writer.

Save the Dates for Winter Section Events

Save the Dates for the Winter Section Events – all snow shoe trips with a couple having a ski option – details will be on the calendar by Thanksgiving Saturday December 2 – East Dorset Trail – only if no ice… Continue Reading →

Sad News From the GMC Executve Director

Dear Directors, It is with great sorrow that I share the news of the loss of our friend and coworker Dave Hardy. Dave passed away peacefully this morning, surrounded by family and friends, after a year-long battle with cancer. Dave… Continue Reading →

Some Great Recent Hikes

We have had some excellent hikes in the month of October, well attended and with good weather and excellent color season views. We have hiked to the summit of Mt Haystack in Pawlet, to the summit of Bromley Mtn from… Continue Reading →

Fall Hiker Safety Press Release

STATE OF VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY VERMONT STATE POLICE   PRESS RELEASE HIKER SAFETY   October 12, 2017 / Waterbury VT – As summer departs and the weather cools this fall, the Vermont State Police and Department of Public… Continue Reading →

Time for the Orange Wardrobe

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