Vermont Long Trail: Section 4

Section 4: 223.5-Vt Rte 15/Valley of the Lamoille River to 272.7-Journey's End/Northern Terminus This fall has been brutal (not as brutal as the Long Trail) so I want to apologize for being so delinquent in my posting. Hurricane Harvey really did a number on the school year, combined with adding a class that I've never …

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Vermont Long Trail: Section 3

Section 3: 165.5-Birch Glen to 223.5-Vt Rt 15/Valley of the Lamoille River If you can do only one section of the Long Trail, do this section. Don't even consider anything else. If you only have a long weekend, do the first 3 days and hit Burnt Rock, Camel's Hump and Mansfield. It will kick your …

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Food: Vermont Long Trail 2017

This is really “Food, Part I” since I’m only covering dehydrated dinners. When I get to Vermont my mom and I will put together breakfasts (oatmeal), lunches (tortillas with stuff and gorp) and a few more dinners with canned salmon. I’ll make separate posts with each individual recipe, but will cover an overview here. The …

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Planning: Vermont Long Trail 2017

I spent most of last fall planning for the JMT. I bought guidebooks, watched Mile, Mile and a Half until it was taken off of Netflix and Amazon Prime, poured over maps and read travel books. I prepared permit applications weeks in advance and looked up as many free fax online services as possible. Then it was …

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