Tag Archive 'Winter'

Just How Amazing Is Skating On Malletts Bay?


Posted by on Feb 24 2012
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Wild skating on Mallett’s Bay and points north has been nothing short of epic this year!  Local Motion has been hosting a number of formal and informal events on the ice.  Check out this amazing video of how much fun the lake skating has been. (Conditions change frequently so check listserve below for updates) The […]

Guest Blogger: Katharine Montstream


Posted by on Apr 18 2011
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This week, we welcome our first guest blogger, Katharine Montstream. Katharine is known widely in our community for her wonderful artwork depicting the local landscape. She’s also an active member of Local Motion and has volunteered her time and services for many of our projects, including the Intervale XC Ski Trails and our colorful cycling […]

Great Fun at Great Ice


Posted by on Feb 08 2010
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The first weekend was a smashing success.  There was black ice to skate on for as far as the eye could see.   Hundreds enjoyed the skating, free nordic skate rentals, the bonfire and other festivities.  Come join us for the next three weeks.  Next weekend is the F-F-Frozen Chosen race on ice! Thank you […]

Winter Bike Commuting on VPR


Posted by on Jan 13 2010
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This came in from Nancy Schulz, ED of the VT Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition about a recent discussion about winter bike commuting on VPR: You may recall that a recent “Vermont Edition” program was devoted to bicycling in winter.  ”Vermont Edition” is a VPR program that airs at noon every weekday and is re-broadcast at […]

Recent Bike Path Plowing Explained


Posted by on Jan 06 2010
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This week on our Facebook page, a few folks noted that the Burlington bike path was getting plowed. I called Parks and Rec this morning to understand what’s going on with the plowing.  The short answer is that Parks and Rec has NOT embarked on a new policy of plowing the path, but since BED […]

Give Us Feedback: Intervale XC Ski Trail


Posted by on Dec 11 2009
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We’re gearing up to groom 3 miles of cross-country ski trails in Burlington’s Intervale. Volunteers are key to making this happen, but we also need feedback from you! If you skied the Intervale during our demonstration last year, how did we do? Once grooming begins this year (we’ll need some snow first), tell us what […]