Tag Archives: Long Trail

August 16, 2017

Man arrested for stealing Long Trail hiker’s pack

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON— A homeless man was arrested on Monday for stealing a hiker’s backpack on the Long Trail.

The pack was recovered and returned to its owner within hours, noted a few hikers who witnessed the incident.

According to a press release from…

News Briefs
September 14, 2016

Indianapolis man dies on Long Trail

On Sept. 4 at 12:10 p.m. rescue crews and the state police were called to the Long Trail after a man had reportedly become ill and was unresponsive in the area of the Peru Peak Shelter near Griffith Lake in the town of Peru. Resuscitation…

Two teens complete the Long Trail
August 11, 2016

Two teens complete the Long Trail

By Amy McClure PITTSFIELD—Two 14-year-old boys—Jackson Ziegler (Pittsfield, Vt.) and Wright Frost (Tunbridge, VT)—recently hiked the entirety of the Long Trail in just 19 days. The Long Trail stretches 272 miles, the length of Vermont, and it merges with the Appalachian Trail for 100 rigorous…

Two Truths & A Lie: Murray McGrath
July 9, 2014

Two Truths & A Lie: Murray McGrath

He started telemarking during physical therapy He hates helmets and rarely even wears a hat skiing He’s not really Irish

Burnt red shag carpets covered the floors and the walls at the Inn at Long Trail before Kyran and Rosemary McGrath bought it in 1977….