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Shelters Reopen on Long Trail, Appalachian Trail in Vermont

Shelters Reopen on Long Trail, Appalachian Trail in Vermont

Shelters and privies on the Long Trail and Appalachian Trail in Vermont have reopened with suggested COVID-19 guidelines as of Friday, June 26. The Green Mountain Club, which oversees the...

Jun 26, 2020 : Hugh Owen
Vermont’s Long Trail Reopens After Mud Season; COVID-19 Precautions Issued

Vermont’s Long Trail Reopens After Mud Season; COVID-19 Precautions Issued

The Green Mountain Club declared mud season over and reopened the Long Trail to hiking on May 22, but reminded hikers to take precautions because of COVID-19. “Hiking is the...

May 23, 2020 : Hugh Owen
Appalachian Trail State Profile: Vermont

Appalachian Trail State Profile: Vermont

As the Appalachian Trail moves north through New England, the sections get steadily longer—and so do the climbs. Stretching 150 miles between Massachusetts and New Hampshire, Vermont beckons with

Nov 7, 2019 : Kelly Floro
Sweet Monkey Heads Back to Vermont!

Sweet Monkey Heads Back to Vermont!

With a car full of snacks, a month off work, and entirely too little physical preparation Michele and I head East toward Vermont to start the long trail.

Jul 20, 2019 : Sweet Monkey
AT Hikers Now Required to Use Bear Containers, Bear Hangs in Most of Vermont

AT Hikers Now Required to Use Bear Containers, Bear Hangs in Most of Vermont

The Green Mountain National Forest, which includes an Appalachian Trail shelter where a bear was killed after raiding hikers' food, is now requiring all food to be stored in bear-resistant...

Jul 12, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Verging on Virginia Blues in Vermont

Verging on Virginia Blues in Vermont

When northbound thru-hikers have hiked  hundreds miles north from Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, and are still in Virginia, some of them find that they have a case of the...

Jul 9, 2019 : Ruth Morley
What to Expect on the AT Through Vermont

What to Expect on the AT Through Vermont

There was no shortage of signs that announced my arrival in Vermont. The first and most obvious was, of course, the VT/MA state line sign, a big wooden placard bearing...

Jun 18, 2019 : Will Krakow
The Inside Dirt on Vermont’s Mud Season

The Inside Dirt on Vermont’s Mud Season

The following is a guest post courtesy of Kristin McLane from the Green Mountain Club Vermont. Frequently known on the Appalachian Trail as “Vermud.” Both the Long Trail, which runs 272...

Mar 26, 2019 : Guest Post
Froggy Flip-Flops the AT: Vermont Grows on Me

Froggy Flip-Flops the AT: Vermont Grows on Me

Our last night in Massachusetts resulted in minimal sleep, but thankfully not due to setting off my SOS. It was tent city at Wilbur Clearing Shelter. Shake and I tented...

Oct 29, 2018 : Sarah Southard
The Ups and Downs of Vermont

The Ups and Downs of Vermont

The ups and downs of Vermont tested my emotional and physical prowess as I hiked through the Green Mountains.

Sep 16, 2018 : Danny Strayer