A variety of outings are planned by the Brattleboro section of the Green Mountain Club and you are invited to come along. Bring drinking water and a lunch. Wear sturdy footwear, dress appropriately for the weather and be prepared for weather changes: this is Vermont!
Trips vary in level of difficulty. All trips are free. Call the leader for information and directions; for additional upcoming outings, see www.brattleborogmc.com. The Green Mountain Club is a nonprofit organization that maintains hiking trails and promotes environmental conservation and outdoor recreation in Vermont.
Saturday, April 24
Bicycle the Brookline Loop, a 20-mile day trip, which is suitable for beginning bike riders. Leader: Kathy Lapan, 254-6547.
Saturday, May 1
Hike Mount Monadnock, in Jaffrey, NH. The 5.5-mile hike affords great views from the rocky summit. Leader: George Roy, 603-399-7756.
Saturday - Sunday, May 8 - 9
Long trail work weekend from Routes 11 and 30 to the Winhall River. Those interested in helping to maintain the portion of the Long Trail that the Brattleboro section of the Green Mountain Club maintains will meet on Saturday and, if interested, stay overnight at a backcountry cabin. Volunteers will meet on Saturday at the West Dummerston Covered Bridge at 7 a.m. or at the parking lot on the Long Trail on Route 30 at 8 a.m. Information: Mark Brown at 254-4647.