Our friends with the Green Mountain Club would love to have you join them for their 18th Annual Winter Trails Festival. They've planned hikes and indoor activities for hiker people and future hiker people (aka "kids").
The Winter Trails Festival begins at 8:30 AM on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at the GMC offices located at 4711 Waterbury-Stowe Road in Waterbury Center, Vermont.
The fun begins with face-painting, of course. Try to find time for a free massage before or after you go on one of the several off-site winter hikes. Children and wimps like me are welcome to hike indoors instead of roughing it outside in the cold of winter with the more hearty among us.
Survivors will appreciate the winter party from 3 to 5 PM, with live music, a 50/50 raffle, and a special sale on select Visitor Center GMC goodies.
Everything worthwhile has a cost and this event is no exception. Admission is $8 for GMC members, $10 for the general public, but kids get in FREE! Become a GMC member at the event and receive FREE admission.
The Green Mountain Club (GMC) maintains Vermont's Long Trail, America's first long-distance hiking trail. The Long Trail traverses the high peaks of Vermont for 270+ miles from Massachusetts to the Canadian border. GMC's 10,000 members statewide also maintain the Appalachian Trail in Vermont and trails in Vermont's beautiful Northeast Kingdom. GMC cares for 500+ miles of hiking trails and 70 shelters and has conserved more than 25,000 acres of high-elevation forest land.
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