The Bread Loaf Section is the mid-Vermont section of the Green Mountain Club. 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 Fall-Winter 2013-14 Newsletter is available online. Non-members are always welcome at outings and events.
Abbey Pond Trail Project: Abbey Pond Trail improvements are complete! Check out photos (slideshow) taken on our Sunday, October 20th hike to see some of the "new" trail. For more background and photos, go to our Abbey Pond Trail Projectpage.
A hiker approaches the Abbey Pond Trail on relocated upper trail, which was completed in the summer of 2013.
Safety on the Trail:
To help ensure a safe and fun outdoor experience, we strongly encourage you to read and learn GMC's advice about hiking in hunting Season and winter/cold weather safety. Here are some good resources to check out before heading outside:
Find Weather Forecast Websites on our "Safety Reminders" page.
The first year of Bread Loaf Section's YAC has wrapped up. Eleven outings, led by Andrea Kane, were an outstanding success! Now that the Kanes have moved to Peacham, we are searching for a new person to come forward to lead the 2013-2014 season. Read all about Bread Loaf's YAC.
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.
October 12th Hike Photos: Jerusalem Trail hike slideshow.