The Bread Loaf Section is the mid-Vermont section of the Green Mountain Club. Our section of the Long Trail is from Sucker Brook Shelter to Emily Proctor Shelter. We are an active group, hosting a variety of activities planned for weekends and some additional events planned for weekdays. Join us for hiking, bicycling, paddling (canoe, kayak), as well as snowshoe and cross-country ski outings and educational programs. We welcome members and non-members to participate in our events & outings, and we invite you to join GMC Bread Loaf Section.
Check our Outings & Event Calendar frequently for details of all scheduled events.
Also our Summer-Fall 2014 newsletter is available and all spring outings are posted on our online calendar! Non-members are always welcome at outings and events.
Watch for our Fall-Winter 2014-15 newsletter for November -February due out later in October.
GMC NEWS online, which includes articles about:
To help ensure a safe and fun outdoor experience, we strongly encourage you to read and learn from good online resources before heading outside:
Go to the Bread Loaf Section's Facebook page for latest updates and photos (even if you are not a Facebook member). If you are a Facebook member, please consider "Liking" us! For additional postings, events and photos from the Green Mountain Club, also check the GMC's Facebook page.
Have you hiked up to Abbey Pond lately? Autumn or winter are superb times of the year to do this favorite Middlebury hike!
Trail improvements were completed in Aug. 2013. We offer photos (slideshow) taken on our Sunday, October 20th hike so you can appreciate portions of the "new" trail. For more background and photos, go to our Abbey Pond Trail Project page.