GMC Hikes

GMC Hikes

GMC Hikes

The Manchester Section of the Green Mountain club will tour the Snow Valley area on Saturday, July 16. The group will meet at the Route 11/30 Long Trail parking lot at 9 a.m. to hike the VAST trail to the summit, where there is an old chairlift and excellent views. This moderate five-mile hike has several hundred feet of elevation change, a couple steep pitches and some bushwacking. Long pants are advised. RSVP to Mark Blanchard at

On Sunday, July 17, they group will meet at Shaw’s in Manchester Center at 1 p.m. to car pool to the trail head for Haystack Mountain in Pawlet. (There is very limited parking.) This moderate hike of about 4 miles leads to great views, and has a 1000-foot elevation gain with some steep sections. RSVP to Phyllis Lewis at 802-362-3359 or


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