The Vermont Cynic

Near and far: trails to try this fall

Centennial Woods, located just across from the medical center and behind Centennial Field, has many trails that are perfect for running, walking, and birding.

Gordon Coates, Culture Columnist

September 28, 2018

Views for miles in all directions, a new perspective, a greater appreciation for life and a good workout all come from summiting one of the many mountains within an hour’s drive from UVM.  Whether it’s a leisurely walk for a picnic, a great view of the lake or a physical challenge, Vermont ha...

Junior engineering major dies from hiking accident

Junior engineering major dies from hiking accident

Staff Report

March 5, 2018

Junior Trent Ferguson died during a hiking accident March 2. Annie Stevens, vice provost for student affairs, announced Ferguson’s death in a campus-wide email March 4. Ferguson’s body was found by searchers March 3 near Bingham Falls in Stowe after he fell through the ice while hiking Friday after...

On Being your own Outing Club

Algonquin Peak, Adirondack Park, NY.

Maggie Richardson

September 6, 2017

As I near the start of my senior year, every so often I stop to look around this little college town in that starry-eyed way I did as a first-year: in awe of mountains, water and vast open spaces in every direction. It’s the kind of feeling that draws so many students here and leaves so many missing...

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