Why Cabins Matter

[caption id="attachment_2082" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo: Samantha van Gerbig[/caption]   Let’s face it: the digital age has taken over. We know that the average American checks their phone 47 times per day (that number nearly doubles for 18 – 24 year olds), one of every five pages on the Internet is on...

A Holiday Update from Vermont Huts

  Season’s Greetings   As 2016 comes to a close, winter in Vermont is in full swing. December has given us abundant levels of snow, and the long-term forecast continues to look quite favorable. The backcountry is filling in, and our pursuits will soon bring us deep into...

The Best Huts in the World?

What we can learn from Switzerland     Last month my wife and I had the good fortune of traveling to Switzerland for our honeymoon.  We are middle class folks, so we knew our lodging options needed to be reasonably priced.  Our plans included numerous hikes, a few trail...

Why We Started Vermont Huts Association

  It was hard to believe what I found when I first moved to Vermont.   Sure, that was over two whole years ago, and a lot has changed, but at the same time not much actually had.   When I first moved here, the trails were looking bright and...