Vermont Sports Magazine, October 2016

DEPARTMENTS

The Start: A Vote for Vermont

VTS 16-10 Cover
On the cover: Emily Johnson hikes the spine of the Greens on the Long Trail. Photo by Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto

Great Outdoors: Four Fall Trail Races

Gear: Cozy up to Fall

Featured Athlete: The Channel Swimmer

Featured Athlete: The Mountain Runner

Health: This 20-Minute Warm Up Could Save You

Race & Event Guide p. 29

Endgame: The 50-Mile Test

FEATURES

7 High Country Hikes, p. 16

Get off the beaten path and try our favorite ridgeline hikes.

Vermont’s Hidden Huts, p. 20

These five simple cabins (some newly refurbished) are outposts for fall and winter adventures.

The Fittest Governor? p. 24

Two top athletes are running for governor. Meet leading candidates Phil Scott and Sue Minter.

Emma Cotton

Emma moved to the Green Mountain State a year ago, but has felt at home here for 20. Find her exploring the mountains when she's not posted up with a good book.