Green Mountain Club
Montpelier Section

This page includes all events between Tue 19 Jul and Fri 30 Sep (roughly the current issue of Trail Talk) on our calendar as of Tue 9th 19:03.
Thu Jul 21     Hyde Park. Cancelled due to weather. Easy to Moderate. 4-8 miles. Green River Reservoir, one of the most scenic areas in Vermont! Distance depends on weather and abilities of the group. Must have PFD and your own canoe/kayak. Meet at 10 am at Green River State Park boat launch. Entry fee required. Leaders: Steve and Heather Bailey 802 622 4516. Full report.
Tue Jul 26     Meeting. Montpelier. Executive Committee regular quarterly meeting. 7:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. This will be a Zoom meeting. Contact: or 802-371-9610 The Executive Committee is composed of officers of the section. Section members (and prospective section members) may attend. Full report.
Wed Aug 03     Brandon. Hike from Branbury State Park up the Rattlesnake Cliffs trail. 5 miles round trip, 1300 ft elevation gain. Beautiful views of Lake Dunmore from the cliff. We will probably see young peregrine falcons there, as the nesting sites are nearby and are protected until August 1. We will also pass the beautiful Falls of Lana on the way down. We will meet at 10 am at the Silver Lake trailhead Leaders: Steve and Heather Bailey or 802 622-4516. Full report.
Sat Aug 06     Warren. CANCELLED. Moderate to Difficult. 5.2 miles round trip. 1600' elevation gain. Mt. Abraham via the LT from Lincoln Gap. Contact Leaders: Steve and Heather Bailey, 609-424-9238 or for meeting time and place. Full report.
Scheduled Event Difficulty Upcoming events
Sat Aug 13 Hike difficult Moretown. Burnt Rock Mt. 4.9 miles out and back. 4 hrs. 2,132 vertical gain. Moderate and last third difficult. Three brook crossings involving rock hopping. Excellent views from top. Bring lunch. Contact Leaders: Dana Lawrence or Nancy Thomas, 802-371-9610 or for meeting time and place.
Sat Aug 20 Hike moderate Groton. Kettle Pond loop. 3.2 miles. Contact leaders: George Longenecker & Cynthia Martin for meeting time and place. (802) 229-9787
Wed Sep 28 Paddle easy Chittenden. Paddle the Chittenden Reservoir in Chittenden, VT. Not to be confused with Chittenden County, this is actually in Rutland County. This is a beautiful reservoir, not far from the Long Trail. We will paddle 4-6 miles, depending on the conditions. Please contact trip leaders Steve and Heather Bailey for meeting time and place:, 802 622 4516.

Difficulty Ratings.  The rating levels of difficulty are easy, moderate, and difficult. See guidelines from the Trip Leaders' Handbook.

These ratings are created by the Green Mountain Club and used by all of its sections.
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