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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...

Our Network is Growing

Our Network is Growing

The Chittenden Brook Hut was installed September 28. Reservations are now live for stays beginning December 1, 2018. Photo Credit: Kyle Crichton, Leave Nice Tracks.   Not one, but TWO new huts this winter.   A change is upon us. Our mountains have shed most...

What is a Hut?

What is a Hut?

One of the first questions we're often asked when explaining the Vermont Huts Association for the first time is: "Well that's great and all... but what is a hut??" That is a fantastic question that we've finally decided to write a blog post about, to help clear the...

The Glory of Multi-Sport Days

The Glory of Multi-Sport Days

Abundant sunshine and warm days allow ample time for a morning skin followed by an afternoon bike ride.   April and May bring various sports together for the ultimate outdoor experience   If you're like most Vermonters, chances are you enjoy a number of...

Big Spring Announcements

Big Spring Announcements

The hut's bunk room will sleep eight guests. A reading nook in the common room will sleep two more.   You're in the Right Place to get the Latest Info.   The arrival of spring means exciting times are upon us at Vermont Huts. In just a few short months,...