Green Mountain Club (GMC) Bread Loaf Section

We are the Bread Loaf Section of the Green Mountain Club (GMC) in the Addison County area of Vermont. Non-members are always welcome at our events and outings. Read about who we are on our About page.

Latest News

Save the date!  

Bread Loaf Section's 2024 James P. Taylor Outdoor Adventure Speaker will be held on the evening of Friday March 29th in Middlebury.

Details will be posted soon on our News page.

All upcoming activities are listed on our Calendar!

(Above) Keegan Tierney, GMC's Director of Field Programs & guest speaker at 49th Annual Meeting.

Winter News

Our Winter 2023-24 newsletter includes a report by Section president David Morrissey and the many accomplishments of our 2023 trail work crews.

OUR PHOTO LIBRARY

See where our volunteer leaders have been leading group activities.

Tools and Crews!
2023 was a busy year for our volunteer trail crews.

Below: An enthusiastic Middlebury College student crew in early September 2023 put in 2 drainage structures in the first 1/4 mile or so of the LT south of Middlebury Gap.

Hike safely in all seasons!

To help ensure a safe and fun outdoor experience, we strongly encourage you to read and learn from these online resources before heading outside.

Plan for changing weather conditions especially at higher elevations.  Read trail updates, check the weather & bring a map.

Find a Bread Loaf Section volunteer-led group hike
or check our resources and find a hike to do with your family & friends.

"Maps & Resources" page is a list for areas to explore close to home in Champlain Valley with members of your household. 

A list of other trails in Vermont: Green Mountain Club's HikeVT Trail Recommendations

 Go virtual: "Adventures with Ivor!" Pop some popcorn and go to the movies (on YouTube) and experience new hikes with Bread Loaf Section member Ivor Hughes.

Check what's scheduled on GMC's Virtual Workshops & Events and recorded Speaker Series presentations.