What is Long Trail Bound?
Long Trail Bound is a resource for hands-on activities created by the Green Mountain Club that will teach students of all ages about the mountain environment and prepare them for a hike in Vermont’s Green Mountains. The activities are designed to be used in many different learning settings from the classroom, to the home, to the trail. They are divided into three categories:
- Outdoor Skills - These activities introduce participants to the basic skills needed to prepare for a day hike such as; how to prepare for a hike, what to wear on a hike, what to bring and what to eat on a hike. Find Outdoor Skills Activities here.
- Mountain Ecosystems - These activities will introduce students to the unique mountain ecosystem from understanding elevation to learning the connected relationship of animals and plants to the mountain landscape. Find Outdoor Skills Activities here.
- Fostering Stewardship and Sense of Place - These activities will build upon the student’s understanding of the fragile mountain environment and begin to develop a sense of place and care for the mountains where they live. Find Stewardship and Sense of Place Activities here.