Tag Archives: Green Mountain Trails

Sports
August 17, 2016

Nothing is free, even trail networks

By Ariel Kent No trail net work is free. This idea was ignited in my mind this past week by trail steward Matt Baatz of Green Mountain Trails. No trail…

Matt Baatz: dirt poet, pizza oven engineer
Local News
March 30, 2016

Matt Baatz: dirt poet, pizza oven engineer

By Christopher Biddle Matt Baatz By Christopher Biddle PITTSFIELD—Matt Baatz estimates that in the past year, he’s logged around 600 hours working on a fully stocked pizza oven made entirely…

Switching Gears
September 10, 2015

Ride of the week: 12 miles on the 12th

By Tony Accurso On Saturday, Sept. 12 the Green Mountain Trails in Pittsfield will be putting on a 12-mile counter-clockwise lap without course crossings and will integrate the tougher “Bubba Trail,” which…

Switching Gears
September 10, 2015

Trail etiquette

Most trails systems in Vermont including the Green Mountain Trails in Pittsfield, request that mountain bikers, follow the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) Rules of the Trail: Ride Open Trails:…

Trail of the week: Stairs/Escalator
Sports
August 7, 2015

Trail of the week: Stairs/Escalator

Courtesy of mtbproject.com The blue highlighted trail, Stairs/Escalator, is the trail of the week. By Tony Accurso The Stairs/Escalator trail combination in the Green Mountain Trails system in Pittsfield is a climber’s…

Trail of the Week: Noodle’s revenge
Switching Gears
May 22, 2015

Trail of the Week: Noodle’s revenge

By Tony Accurso Correction: In last week’s edition, May 21-27, in the article “Trail of the week: Noodle’s Revenge” we incorrectly attributed the flagging of the trail to Accurso; Jason…