On Saturday, May 6, from 12 to 6 p.m., Southern Vermont College (SVC) will host the 2nd Annual BATS Trail Mix Event. This year, SVC students in the Sports, Recreation and Tourism Management program will once again partner with Bennington Area Trail System (BATS) to promote awareness, access and safe usage of our area trails.
This year’s event will offer something for everyone. Outdoor adventurers can demo mountain bikes, trail shoes and other gear. Craft beer enthusiasts can enjoy the latest brews from the Alchemist. Youth will have access to bicycle safety checkpoints and guided activities. Three-time Olympian, Andy Newell, will be on hand to visit with guests and speak about the importance of open access trails and health, wellness and training. All other guests are invited to join us for an afternoon of social networking, trail use, music and refreshments on SVC’s majestic mountainside. Some event components will be fee-based.