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The Green Mountain Club Centennial

March 10, 1910 - March 10, 2010

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Posted: 03/22/2010


Thursday, March 11, 2010: We celebrated the GMC's actual birthday at the Doubletree Inn in South Burlington. Festivities included slideshow presentations, and even a song! James P. Taylor, Professor Monroe, the Three Musketeers, and a Porcupine all made appearances. Click here to see video highlights!

Friday, May 7, 2010: A fundraising dinner at Trapp Family Lodge, featuring special guest. Howard Dean. A good time was had by all!

Saturday, May 22, 2010: We reflected upon a hundred years of memories and accomplishments and enjoyed fantastic weather at GMC's 100th annual meeting at club headquarters in Waterbury Center. 

Saturday, June 5, 2010: The Killington Section hosted an event at the Inn at the Long Trail to celebrate GMC's 100th birthday and raise funds for the trail. A full showing of guests enjoyed a lively discussion led by Ben Rose on the future of the Long Trail; a presentation of 1920s lantern slides from the Rutland Historical Society; and music by Phil Henry.
Friday, July 16, 2010: A barbeque supper followed by a contra and square dance at the Fancy Grade Barn in South Londonderry. Details available here.

July 17 - August 15, 2010:  30 hikes in 30 days covering the Long Trail!  We did it!
Saturday, July 31 - Sunday, October 24, 2010: The Great Vermont Corn Maze in North Danville, VT, recently named the second best maze in America by, celebated GMC's 100th Birthday with a special hiking-themed maze design! Learn more at
Vermont Public Radio's The Long Trail at 100
The Long Trail Traveling Exhibit tours Vermont libraries through 2010.
SUCCESS! Just as the club wrapped up a year of centennial celebrations, GMC's membership base broke the unprecedented 10,000 member mark thanks to a surge of public support! Read about Project 10K


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