Chapter-Supported Backcountry Zones
Braintree Mountain Forest BC Zone
Contact: Zac Freeman/RASTA – firstname.lastname@example.org
Summary: A backcountry zone on publicly-accessible, privately-conserved land in Braintree, VT, managed by Rochester Sports Trails Alliance (RASTA), in partnership with the New England Forestry Foundation (NEFF) and other partners.
Brandon Gap BC Zone
Contact: Angus McCusker/RASTA – email@example.com
Summary: The first of its kind in the country, this is a backcountry zone and pilot glading project on Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) land near Brandon Gap, west of Rochester, VT. This project received approval in Fall 2015, and volunteer-supported glading work took place in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016, leading to the establishment of five gladed lines in the area. Stay tuned for more details via RASTA’s website.
Stay tuned for more updates from the CTA/VTBC’s chapters and partners, including backcountry zones being proposed within the Willoughby State Forest, Mansfield State Forest, and more.