The Vermont Cynic

As the sun rises in the eastern sky illuminating the Green Mountains, a hiker begins their descent down from the peak of Camel’s Hump Sept. 20.

6:37 a.m., 4,081 feet

Greta Rohrer, Features Editor September 25, 2020

On Sept. 20, the entrance of Burrows Trailhead, enveloped under vibrant branches and leaves, remained colorless in the 4:45a.m. darkness, approximately two hours before sunrise.  Moonlight gleamed...

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

Near and far: trails to try this fall

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...

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...

Algonquin Peak, Adirondack Park, NY.

On Being your own Outing Club

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...

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