A belated and very large ‘Thank You’ to EVERYONE that volunteered, attended or donated something to the Backcountry Film Festival we co-hosted on January 11th! If you like this event, and can help plan for next year, please email firstname.lastname@example.org ! Planning will have to start by the end of summer. Silvia is stepping down
The pump track on Stark Street adjacent to the SVHC trails is open, but there will be an excavator working on the nature playground still. PLEASE stay out of the way! We encourage walking to the pump and not parking in the way, nor on any lawns or the side of the road. This is
Southern Vermont College Trail Access Updates (UPDATED 6/21/19) – During this time of transition with Southern Vermont College (SVC) and its property being held by the banks due to SVC closure, we will post updates regarding current trailhead access and parking on our homepage, News blog, E-News, and Facebook page, as access may change again. We
This past Tuesday and Thursday we had Tom Lepesqueur of Lepesqueur & Daughters LLC here constructing our pump track at Stark Street. EXCITING! A big Thank you to the Vermont Mountain Bike Association for awarding BATS a grant toward this project, as well as to those who bought bike raffle tickets! Making dreams come true!
WE’RE OPEN! The trails in the banana belt of Vermont are ready to ride/hike/run! Lots of BATS folks were out this warm spring weekend enjoying the trails on Mount Anthony. We’ve cleaned up most of the trails, done some leaf blowing, but still have a few blowdowns to clear. The mountain is surprisingly dry, but
A few updates we want you to be aware of: Merry Merry Holiday time to you! We want to take a moment to thank all our volunteers and members who’ve helped us build trail, maintain trail, build trail, flag new ideas, make dreams come true, saw down blowdowns, rake/blow leaves, spend hours of admin time,
Thanks to the Williams Outing Club partnering with BATS, we are able to host the Backcountry Film Festival again this coming year! 14TH Annual Backcountry Film Festival WHEN – Friday, January 11, 2019 Doors open at 6:30PM, show starts at 7PM WHERE – Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall in the Bernhard Music Center 54 Chapin Hall Drive,
The 2018 Bennington Townwide Survey has a section about recreation opportunities in the area and mentions the park where we will be building a pump track this coming year. Please take a moment to complete the survey (ends 11/30). Your feedback is essential. From the town: The survey is an important opportunity for the community
Deer Season is upon us. Please respect the small amount of time hunters have in the woods. Some of the trails we maintain for recreation go onto property that is actively hunted during deer season, and have been signed and roped off at high-use entrances. Please respect the closures & wear orange! Safety tips and trail recommendations below.
Saturday, September 29, 2018 – Ride Your Bike to the Bennington Farmer’s Market Pop Up Event Exercise, fresh air, and fresh local food! What’s better than biking the farmer’s market? The first 20 people who bike to the farmer’s market (helmets encouraged) will receive a FREE maple lemonade from Running Brook Sugar Shack. If you want