Bring drinking water and a lunch. Wear sturdy footwear, dress appropriately for the weather and be prepared for weather changes. Distances are round trip and are approximate, as are elevation gains.  Hike leader has discretion to refuse anyone who is not adequately prepared. Proof of vaccination may be required. Call the hike leader for meeting place and time, and if you reserve a space and are unable to go, please let the leader know ASAP so that someone else can take your place. If you are sick or have any symptoms, please stay home and join us next time.

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Long Trail Day

This club-wide celebration of the LT features events and hikes around the state. Visit for details. To find out how to volunteer or participate locally, contact Wayne Krevetski

Beechwood History Hike, Mendon

Mendon, VT Mendon, United States

Join us as we explore a bit of Rutland and Killington Section history on the grounds of “Beechwood,” also the site of Rutland Fire Clay, a once-thriving area business begun in the 1880s. We’ll start with a short, easy hike through the woods from Mendon to several of the old pits, then wind our way…

Merck Forest, Rupert

Merck Forest 3270 Route 315, Rupert, United States

We’ll hike the trails and wood roads that wind through the former farmland of Merck Forest. Depending on which routes we choose there may be views, pastures, ponds or even a replica of Thoreau’s Walden Pond cabin. Approximately 4 miles, moderate. Vaccination recommended for carpooling.

Jockey Hill, Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury, VT Shrewsbury, VT, United States

We’ll park where the Clement Shelter Rd. leaves the Gilman Rd. and follow the Clement Shelter Rd. to its end at a long-abandoned farm north of the shelter, then follow a wood road north around Jockey Hill to the Tin Shanty Rd. and end at the CCC Road to Bridgewater. Part of this is the…

“Put the Trail to Bed” Work Party

Join us for our last-of-the-season work day and help us keep the Killington Section trails in shape. Bring lunch, sturdy shoes and work gloves, tools will be provided.

Mount Tom, Woodstock

Woodstock, VT Woodstock, VT, United States

A safe hunting season hike at Vermont’s only National Park. We’ll hike the carriage roads to the mysteriously named “Pogue” pond, and on to the summit for lovely views of the village and valley below. Some climbing but ascents are gradual, about 4 miles, moderate. Vaccination recommended for carpooling.

Pot Luck Supper

Godnick Center Deer Street, Rutland, VT, United States

Our annual fall tradition is back! Bring your own place setting, utensils and a dish to share. Hopefully we’ll have a program after the meal. Vaccination recommended