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Restored Butler Lodge Ready for Hikers (01/01)

After ...

  • More than two years of planning
  • Countless hours of meetings
  • Continuous solicitation for help
  • 16 weeks of reconstruction
  • Over 2000 volunteer hours

... a renovated Butler Lodge opened to hikers on October 16 2000.


Butler Lodge
Long Trail shelter
Located on Mt. Mansfield

Built 1933 - Restored 2000

(Drawing by Herm Hoffman)

The Burlington Section is planning a special celebration of Butler Lodge. Watch for announcement in the spring.

From Leo

I am very grateful for the participation of so many dedicated folks.

Without your enduring efforts we could not have accomplished such an undertaking.

The lodge rests on a solid foundation --- a testament to your commitment to the Green Mountain Club.