Online Presale Tickets Live! Backcountry Film Festival, Saturday 3/9! PS: It’s snowing in Bennington!

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It’s snowing out in Bennington! Tickets are now live! Get yours in advance today for Will Call at the door! Come celebrate the backcountry experience, or learn what it’s all about with us! Tickets : http://batsvt.org/events/bcfilmfest/ Facebook page event updates #BATSvt #BenningtonOutdoors #ShiresofVermont #SoVT#NorthernBerkshires #snowshoenationals2018 Winter Wildlands AllianceBackcountry Film Festival Dutch Hill Alliance of Skiers and HikersThunderbolt Ski Runners Green Mountain Club Bennington […]

Freeze/Thaw Cycle Reminders

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Freeze/Thaw Cycle Reminders: 1) Avoid trails if too muddy 2) If icy, please wear traction on your shoes or have studded tires on your bike. 3) Please avoid making trails wider or short-cutting trails. 4) Go out before trails get muddy, earlier in day or later in the day. Read our updated Trail Use Tips […]

Mini-Maps and New Parking Signs Up

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BATS has slowly been working to improve signage at other trail access points. We have updates to do on the trails this winter so in spring we can focus on trail improvements and junction signage. This mini-map is at the upper “Garlic Fest” field tract on our map. A second mini-map is below the SVC ball […]

VOREC Updates

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We were happy with the late October VOREC Meeting in Arlington. We look forward to more collaboration between community organizations and existing groups to support and sustain outdoor recreation and stewardship of our recreational spaces. Read more about the Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economy READ ALL the comments from the statewide meetings and other updates here: […]

Hunting Season Reminder / Events & Volunteer Opportunities

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Hunting Season Reminder / Events & Volunteer Opportunities It is officially hunting season. None of the landowners who grant BATS access adjacent to Southern Vermont College lands are closed to us during Archery/Bow season (10/7-11/3), however, most of the land surrounding the college is hunted during rifle season. We will post some reminders, but please […]

Group Ride Saturday 8/4- then to 4 Corners North Homebrew Fest (or Southern VT Art & Craft Fest)!

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We will be doing a ride before the 4 Corners North Homebrew Fest (get your tickets). It is the same weekend as the 39th Annual Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival as well. We plan to meet to ride, then get food and beverages. Meet at 9am  the Trailhead Kiosk at the Southern Vermont College Upper […]