Special Events

Upcoming 2023 Events

All Bread Loaf Section's events and outings are listed on our Calendar.

Long Trail Day 2023

Our Section led three hikes on Sat. Aug. 19th & hosted Trail Magic on Sunday August 20th.

Long Trail Day is GMC's biggest annual fundraiser is Long Trail Day. 


GMC 's 113th Annual Meeting was held June 17th in Craftsbury at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center.  Details on GMC's website.

Did you see us at MNFC's 2023 Green Up Festival?

Thanks to Mike Greenwood for setting up our "Meet and Greet" information table at the Middlebury Natural Foods Coop on May 6th. Thanks, MNFC, for hosting the best spring event for learning about our area's environmentally minded organizations and businesses. 

David Andrews who gave our table's volunteer Mike Greenwood a short break at this year's Green Up Day Festival at the Co-op.  (photo: E. Landenberger, MNFC)

Taylor Outdoor Adventure Speaker was held in person March 23rd

Our featured speaker was Drew Clymer, the Department of Public Safety Search and Rescue Coordinator for the State of Vermont (photos). Over 40 guests were in attendance as Clymer explained the framework of search and rescue in Vermont, told stories from the field, and offered tips on how to stay safe.  
More events: GMC events and workshops.

(Above) Bread Loaf's Taylor Series speaker Drew Clymer. (Photo courtesy of Stowe Mountain Rescue)

Bread Loaf Section's 48th Annual Meeting was held on Feb. 15, 2023

Agenda and 2022 Annual Reports

Annual Meeting Photos

2023 Annual Meeting speaker, Jason Hill with Vermont Center of Ecostudies presented "The State of Mountain Birds"
Learn about climate change and its impact on birds: Audubon's Climate Survival by Degrees.

(Above) 2023 Annual Meeting speaker, Jason Hill with Vermont Center of Ecostudies.

On Oct 26th at our Fall Speaker Program, Morris Earle delivered a fascinating presentation and photos to an audience of almost 50 describing his hiking adventure:“The Lycian Way: A month crossing the Taurus mountains and ancient ruins of Turkey.  Morris and Lynn's trek was a 300-mile hike through ancient ruins and old goat paths above the Mediterranean. 

Lynn Luginbuhl and Morris Earle by the Mediterranean Sea in Antalya, Turkey. (Photo credit: A Canadian tourist)

Past Annual Meetings

2022 Bread Loaf Section 47th Annual Meeting,
was held Wednesday, January 26th 

Play meeting recording

Read all 2021 Annual Reports  (PDF, 7 pages)
Including 2021 Meeting minutes and report from the Treasurer, President, Director, Trails & Shelters, Outings, Membership, Newsletter/Publicity

Keegan Tierney, GMC's Director of Field Programs

(above)  Keegan Tierney, GMC's Director of Trail Programs, reported on the  2021 Field Season on the Long Trail.

Bread Loaf Section 46th Annual Meeting was held on Jan. 21, 2021 on Zoom.

Did you miss the meeting? Play the meeting recording on GMC's YouTube Channel.
including a presentation by guest speaker Leath Tonino.

Bread Loaf Section 45th Annual Meeting was on Zoom on Thursday, March 26th, 2020 from 7:00-8:00PM

GMC’s Director of Field Programs Keegan Tierney presented trail updates from headquarters. The Harrington and McIntosh families of Ripton presented “Short Legs, Long Trail: Four Summers on the LT”, one of our most inspiring and entertaining programs!