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.
KILLINGTON SECTION ANNUAL MEETING, 1 p.m., Godnick Center, Deer St., RutlandGodnick Center Deer Street, Rutland, VT
All are welcome to join us for a short business meeting and election of officers, followed by snacks and socializing out in the yard. It’s a great way to meet folks who share an interest in outdoor recreation, and learn about our work protecting and maintaining Vermont’s Long Trail. Vaccination recommended. Bring snacks to share…
TUCKER JOHNSON SHELTER, KillingtonKillington, VT Killington, VT
We’ll follow the Long/Appalachian Trail north from Route 4, climbing steadily to Maine Junction, then take the Long Trail to the shelter. (If the trail is muddy, an alternate destination may be chosen.) 3 miles, moderate, with some steep climbing. Vaccination recommended for carpooling.
LOW ELEVATION LONG TRAIL CLEAN-UP, Shrewsbury/Cuttingsville/Wallingford
Join us for our annual day of clean-up and maintenance, preparing the trail for the hiking season. We will clear waterbars, trim brush and cut blowdowns on the lower-elevation stretches. Bring work gloves, sturdy shoes and lunch, tools will be provided.
An easy-to-moderate hike to admire the woodland flowers of spring. Mother Nature is fickle, so the location will be determined by how the season advances. If spring is very late this year an alternate date may be needed. Spring is also a great time to spot birds, so bring binoculars if you wish. Vaccination recommended…
WALLINGFORD POND, Mt. HollyWallingford, VT Wallingford, VT
Wallingford Pond from the East. 4 miles, 300' climb. Easy, but wear water-resistant shoes in case spring mud puddles persist. We'll hike east from the end of the driveable part of Beaver Meadow Rd. in Mt. Holly, pass the remains of several farms on old roads, and reach the east shore of the east part…