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    The Green Mountain College Adventure Programming is 10 years old and features low-cost rentals, recreational and instructional adventure programs, and the Wilderness Challenge, a orientation program for new students. Check out our complete list of the top 25 colleges for Outside readers.

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    Taconic Mountains

    Green Mountain College is at the foot of the Taconic Mountains, nestled between the Green Mountains and the Adirondacks. Because of GreenMAP, students have unparalleled access to the outdoors.

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    Climate Neutral

    Green Mountain College is the first college in the nation to achieve climate neutrality and has been rated as one of the most environmentally responsible schools in the nation.

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    Progressive Program

    Green Mountain College's educational tract is based on the ideas of philosopher John Dewey. Students work to define their own goals and partner with faculty members to achieve them.

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    Wellness Center

    The Wellness Center provides holistic support for the student body while focusing on the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of the community.

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