Tag Archives: Pine Hill park

Basin raises money for Flipside Skate Park
May 31, 2016

Basin raises money for Flipside Skate Park

By Robin Alberti

At the end of every ski season, Basin Sports ski shop holds a party, the Basin Blastoff. Part of that celebration raises money for a local charity. This year the funds went to the Rutland Recreation Department for Flipside Skate…

GMP issues call for nominations for 2016 Zetterstrom Award
News Briefs
January 26, 2016

GMP issues call for nominations for 2016 Zetterstrom Award

By Steve Costello

A female osprey, identified by the necklace of brown feathers across her chest, calls from her nest, on Lake Arrowhead.

Seeking to recognize a leading Vermont environmentalist and honor the legacy of a legendary wildlife advocate, Green Mountain…

January 12, 2016

Creating vacation memories

By Karen D. Lorentz

What makes for special vacation memories? There’s no one-size-fits all answer, but there are some fun things to do that might just tip the scales to remember the year when we didn’t have a ton of snow and we skied some…

News Briefs
October 8, 2015

Rutland Rec’s Cindi Wight speaks at national conference in Las Vegas

RUTLAND—Rutland Recreation and Parks superintendent Cindi Wight was recently invited to speak on the topic of hosting community running and mountain biking events at the National Recreation and Park Association’s annual conference in Las Vegas, Nev., which took place Sept. 15-17. Wight was also inducted…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
September 23, 2015

Nighttime 5K takes runners under a full moon

Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m.—RUTLAND—Rutland Recreation Department is hosting a new 5K nighttime run under the full moon (almost) through Pine Hill Park on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. The course will be well marked with glow sticks and reflective bands, so grab…

Switching Gears
May 27, 2015

Trail of the week: Rembrant’s Brush

Map courtesy of mtbproject.com

By Tony Accurso

“Rembrant’s Brush” is a flowing trail at Pine Hill Park in Rutland. It sort of declines in elevation, enabling one to maintain speed with minimal pedaling. This trail suits all abilities, from beginner to expert, and contains small…