View Full Version : Goddard Shelter Replacement

08-08-2005, 08:02
Below is the schedule from the GMC outlining the project to replace the ageing Glastonbury Shelter in S.Vt. Looks like a fun and exciting project on arguably one of the best shelter sites on the AT/LT.


Hello everyone,
The moment you have been waiting for is here. The much awaited work schedule for the Glastenbury Tower and Goddard Shelter work is as follows:

Aug 13/14/15: with Matt- shelter destruction
Aug 17/18: Materials Prep in Shaftsbury **We need LOTS of volunteers for this**
Aug 18: late afternoon-Helicopter briefing
Aug 19: fly in
Aug 20: fly-in rain date OR privy, tower, foundation
Aug 21/22: with Matt, Paul Austin and the Tobiasons- tower, privy, foundation (unless it is done)
Aug 27/28: Foundation (unless it is done), tower
Aug 31-sept 5: with Matt- tower, campsite destruction
Sept 7-9: with Matt- tower, campsite destruction
Sept 10/11: Shelter building weekend with the Tobiasons, wrap up tower, summit trail work

Matt Wels (who some of you remember from the Lamoille Bridge project) will be the project manager and will be up there during times when volunteers are working. The Volunteer Long Trail Patrol will also be working up there for 3 weeks.
Please come on down and join us for this exciting project. If you know that you will be coming, please RSVP so we know what resources we have.
If you have any questions, please contact me.
Hope to see you there!

Kate Fish
GMC Southern Field Assistant
802-244-7037 x 32
[email protected]