Updated: 02/04/2015
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The Green Mountain Club
Founder and Maintainer of Vermont's Long Trail

The Green Mountain Club was established to build and maintain Vermont's Long Trail, America’s first long-distance hiking trail.  The Long Trail traverses the high peaks of Vermont for 270+ miles from the Massachusetts state line to the Canadian border.  Established in 1910, this 10,000 member, statewide organization also maintains the Appalachian Trail in Vermont and trails in Vermont’s beautiful Northeast Kingdom.  Relying on roughly 1,000 volunteers annually, the club managage more than 500 miles of hiking trail and 70 shelters and other overnight sites, has conserved more than 25,000 acres of high-elevation forest land, provides youth education and workshops, and stewards hundreds of miles of trail corridor lands.  The club relies heavily on member support to keep up with this work.  Thank you!  Read more »


Historic Winooski River Crossing

With your help, the 100 year old vision to connect the Long Trail from Mount Mansfield to Camel's Hump across the Winooski River can become a reality with the completion of the Winooski footbridge. Read more »

Please donate today to help us finish this project!


February Online Calendar
Snow-encrusted trees in Bolton, Vermont.  Photography by Paul Hansen, www.skimaven.com/








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February News & Events

Don Hill on the Long Trail video
GMC life member and Northern Frontier Section member Don Hill passed away on January 1
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Trail Conditions and Updates
Closures, Relocations, Maintenance Work, Word from the Trail
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Winooski Bridge and Trail Relocation
The club has begun work on building a bridge for the Long Trail over the Winooski River in Bolton and relocating the trail to align with the bridge.
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Hiking to Return to Bolton Valley
The Club is Working to Rehabilitate the Old Bolton Lodge and Provide Side Trail Access to the Long Trail in Bolton Valley
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Green Mountain Club Field Staff Alumni Group
The club welcomes former Long Trail Patrol crew members and Caretakers to participate in this informal and growing group.
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