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Grout Pond Hut Updates!

Grout Pond Hut Updates!

WOOHOO! Not only does It fill us with joy and excitement to see progress on Grout Pond Hut (think of how many adventures there are to be had, stories to be told, and special moments to be shared), but we are also full of gratitude. For this hut build- and many more to...

Travels with charlie

Vermont Huts on the Radio! WDEV hosted us on the Travels with Charlie radio show this past June. It was great to be in the studio and talk to Charlie Papillo about VHA, the FOREST Program, and more. Listen to the full interview HERE: bit.ly/VHA-travelswithcharlie To...

SHARING SIMPLE JOYS

SHARING SIMPLE JOYS

Sharing Simple Joys by Kristopher Hunt We're thrilled to share this guest submission in celebration of Pride Month by VMBA member Kristopher Hunt. Interested in writing a guest post for Vermont Huts? Email: Dani@vermonthuts.org. I like the simultaneous simplicity and...

Hut Trip Check List

Guest blogger and bikepacking semi-pro Dana Allen has put together a rad check list of his go-to gear. Check out the image below as it corresponds to the numbered list. For many of the huts in our network, you can eliminate cookware, dishes, sleeping pad, and tent....

IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED…

IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED…

This was my second attempt at the Long Trail unsupported fastest known time (FKT). Unsupported means the runner/hiker must carry all supplies (food, gear, etc...) from start to finish without any assistance from anyone along the trail, and no drop bags along the way...

Meet Spencer Crispe – The First Person to Visit All Vermont Huts

Meet Spencer Crispe – The First Person to Visit All Vermont Huts

First off, you might be wondering: who is Spencer, you ask? He is the first person known, to our organize at least, to have successfully visited all existing hut structures in Vermont within a 6-month period. We caught up with him recently to hear more about his...

What’s Next for VT Huts? Lots.

What’s Next for VT Huts? Lots.

Wow. Last year was a wild ride! From a tremendously successful winter at our first hut to developing relationships that have led to nearly a dozen emerging hut opportunities, it's safe to say we made the most of 2019. Read on for a brief recap of some of these...

Spring Mountain Bike Prep Checklist

Spring Mountain Bike Prep Checklist

By Rick Evans – Bike Tech and Lead Service Writer at Outdoor Gear Exchange When it comes to getting your mountain bike ready for another season of ripping down the trails, A lot of what you’ll need to do depends on the state you left your bike in last fall. If you put...

Things to Know About Volunteering with Vermont Huts

Things to Know About Volunteering with Vermont Huts

  If you're considering volunteering for Vermont Huts, now or any time in the future, there are many reasons why you should take up that calling. Imagine this: getting to help our organization build something that is going to last a lifetime (or two) and create...