Green Mountain Club
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To report on a scheduled event, select the event from the first column. If the event is not on the calendar or was postponed, select the date from the other columns. The second column lets you select a date from a calendar 'grid'. (Some pre-2017 browsers do not support this.) The third column is useful for adding archival reports for previous years. Click on the appropriate 'radio' button before entering a date. Click a 'radio' button to select 1 of these 3 ways to enter the date of the event.

If you are reporting on a scheduled event, use 'Trip report'. For a amended or corrected report use the same date. Participants can add photos to the report the leader has submitted.
If there is any ambiguity as to which event the photo illustrates enter More photos in the Report title and Text. Enter your name to get credit for taking the photo.
To correct a previous report, use the same date. We use the latest submission. Type of report

Trip report Minutes Other

Example: Hike Mt Mansfield. The date of the event and your name is unnecessary since it is added automatically to the report. Enter the destination of a trip or the title of your page Report title

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The leader's name and contact information are public. (They appear in our publicity and archived with the State of Vermont). The full name of participants should not be used in the report. This is used for photo credits and the page heading. Your name
Allow the editors to contact you; it is not part of the published report. Your email
Full names are useful, but you can use trailnames or partial names. Email addresses are helpful.
Some browsers present a numbered list. To enter names:
Position your cursor after 1., enter one name, then press enter/return. As needed, the next number appears and you can enter another name.
To start over, delete all the entries then click the 'Numbered list' icon and the empty list reappears.
We use these names in our Annual Meeting to recognize participation. They may also be forwarded to GMC.
They are not published in the report.
If you list the attendees in the report, respect privacy and use a first name and an initial instead of the full name.
Include your own name.
People attending (names are not published)
This information may be sent to our membership coordinator. Add contact information for attendees who are not yet GMC members. Also, use this space to pass on to the website volunteers important information that doesn't fit anywhere else on this form. This will not appear on the published report; it is used for section follow-up only. Non-Member information and other notes (not published)
Your report is available to anyone with an internet connection. In the future, search engines may index our site. All reports are deposited annually in the State of Vermont archives. After you submit this page, you can view a draft version of what will be posted in a day or so. OK to publish on the web?
Trail Talk is the printed quarterly newsletter of the section. It is distributed to section members and officers of other sections. The newsletter editor may include parts or all of this report and any photos. OK to publish in Trail Talk?
Social media controls the distribution and redistribution of your posting. Social media includes Facebook. We may add other social media accounts in the future. OK to publish photos on social media?
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