With tag: long_trail_100
Summer Gardening Show
By Jane Lindholm
Charlie Nardozzi, host of VPR's Vermont Garden Journal, answers your questions about helping your garden thrive. Also, "weed dating" helps farmers and gardeners find kindred souls, and a story of how the Long Trail prompted one woman to move to Vermont.
Voices From The Trail: Taft Lodge
Thousands of us experience the Green Mountains up close every summer with a day on the Long Trail. Many hundreds more spend even more time on the trail, taking a few days to hike and
spending the nights at a shelter along the way. Today, in our series, "The Long Trail: Vermont's Footpath Through History," we learn what it's like to overnight on the trail.
Voices From The Trail: Camel's Hump
By Lynne McCrea
All this month, VPR is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Long Trail through our series, "The Long Trail: Vermont's Footpath Through History." Today we hear from some of the people who spend time on the trail, to hike, camp or care for the historic footpath.
The Future Of The Long Trail
By Jane Lindholm
We talk with Green Mountain Club's Executive Director about the challenges of preserving the Long Trail experience. We also hear from two "End-to-End Mentors" with advice about hiking the trail's length. And we'll discover about the pleasures of day-hiking the Long Trail.
Long Trail: Volunteers Keep GMC Alive
this week we've been looking at the history of the Long Trail as it reaches its
100th anniversary. Today, we turn to the Green Mountain Club itself. Volunteer
members of the club built the trail and they maintain it to this day. The club still thrives because of their efforts.
Long Trail: Proposed Parkway Shapes GMC
our series "The Long Trail: Vermont's Footpath Through History," we're looking at some of
the milestones in the trail's 100 year history. Today
we return to the 1930s, when the Long Trail faced its biggest threat, and the
Green Mountain Club was forced to reconsider its purpose.
Long Trail: Early Leaders Leave Mark
years ago, the Green Mountain Club was founded and construction of the Long
Trail began. VPR
is looking back this month at how the hiking trail has influenced the history
and culture of the state. Today,
VPR Commentator Tom Slayton introduces the early leaders of the Green Mountain
Collection Includes Rare Long Trail Photos
By Neal Charnoff
return now to "The Long Trail: Vermont's Footpath Through History," our series about the 100th
anniversary of the trail. As
nearly everyone knows, the trail runs 270 miles along the ridgeline of the Green Mountains. But
a valuable part of the trail's history isn't in the mountains at all.
Inn At Long Trail, Welcome Break For Hikers
By Nina Keck
month, VPR is airing "The Long Trail: Vermont's Footpath Through History." We'll
explore a century on the trail, and its influence on the history and culture of
begin in Killington at an intersection of the footpath and the highway, a spot
where "end-to-enders" gather for rest and encouragement.