Long Trail Day is rescheduled to Oct 7, 2023.
Bread Loaf Section started celebrating
on Aug 19, 2023!
GMC's Annual Community Fundraiser
Long Trail Day is GMC's annual community fundraiser! Contribute on your own or to recognize and support our section's Team, the BreadLoaf Loafers.
Or if you prefer, mail a check payable to "Green Mountain Club" to Green Mountain Club, 4711 Waterbury Stowe Road, Waterbury Center, VT 05677 and in the memo line, write "Long Trail Day - Bread Loaf Loafers."
Scroll down to read about all our August 19 & 20 activities.
This year we are dedicating our LT Day fundraising event to Jan and Harris Abbott, long-time members of the Bread Loaf Section. For more than forty years they have been giving back to GMC and we are inspired by their work.
Learn more: GMC 2012 interview with Jan & Harris Abbott.
Our LT Day hikes, a special post-hike celebration and Trail Magic!
PHOTOS of THREE HIKES on Aug 19th
Two hikes from Brandon Gap on the Long Trail: North beyond Gillespie Peak; leader Ellen Cronan (7.5 mi. RT). South to the new Sunrise Shelter (5 mi. RT), leaders Ruth Penfield & Anne Christie. A hike on the Trail Around Middlebury (3.5 miles): Loop hike from Morgan Horse Farm to Belden Falls; leader Liana Merrill.
A special post-hike celebration on Aug 19th at Drop-In Brewing in Middlebury joined by honorees Jan & Harris Abbott and their families and friends.
PHOTOS OF TRAIL MAGIC on Aug 20th: Treats and water refills were provided to hikers at the Long Trail crossing at App Gap, hosted by Deb Steines and Bob Rogers.