Friday April 18th 2014

Maineiac Outdoors

Bonney good hiking on Bauneg Beg Mountain

Bonney good hiking on Bauneg Beg Mountain

April 12, 2014

Hike Bauneg Beg Mountain in North Berwick for great views from the only major summit in York County unmarred by a comm tower.

Maine Island Trail Ale voted Best Beer in Maine

Maine Island Trail Ale voted Best Beer in Maine

April 11, 2014

Get a fresh taste of the award-winning Maine Island Trail Ale, a Rising Tide Brewing Co. product, at the Small Boater’s Film Fest and Auction on May 1 at USM in Portland.

Programs to see: Trekking in Nepal, Hiking with Dogs

Programs to see: Trekking in Nepal, Hiking with Dogs

March 30, 2014

Here are a couple of adventurous programs this week and next that you might not want to miss.

St. Paddy’s Day hikes & brews

St. Paddy’s Day hikes & brews

March 13, 2014

St. Paddy's Day is a fun time to enjoy a good hike in the outdoors before heading to an Irish pub for a Guinness, Harp or Smithwick’s and a hearty helping of corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash or Irish stew before you belt out “Sweet Molly Malone.”

Bethel Hostel: Inexpensive, close to skiing and hiking

Bethel Hostel: Inexpensive, close to skiing and hiking

March 12, 2014

The Bethel Hostel: Inexpensive, comfy bunks, hot showers, kitchen, common room, TV, free wifi, coffee maker, quiet, good company, convenient to skiing at Sunday River and miles of hiking trails in the White Mountain National Forest, Grafton Notch State Park and much more. Check it out!

Climate Solutions Expo and Summit on March 12

Climate Solutions Expo and Summit on March 12

March 09, 2014

See what you can do about climate change by attending the Climate Solutions Expo and Summit this Wed, Mar 12 from 9 to 5 at the Augusta Civic Center.

Trek the mountains of Peru this Thurs evening Mar 13 at Camden Library

Trek the mountains of Peru this Thurs evening Mar 13 at Camden Library

March 09, 2014

Greg Dorr made a 35-day trek on foot in the mountains of Peru. Dorr will share his beautiful images and talk about his journey in “The Lesser-Known Peru” at the Camden Public Library this Thursday, March 13, at 7:00 pm.

What do mean you don’t ski?!

What do mean you don’t ski?!

March 06, 2014

Skiing the mountains of not only Maine, but much of New England, means getting to see a lot of different terrain for sure. Perhaps more than the wealth of beautiful scenery and wonderful trails, however, are all the great people you meet along the way. Rachel Benoit at Mount Sunapee is one of them. Here's her story...

Climate change and the ski industry

Climate change and the ski industry

March 04, 2014

Skiing is an age old Maine tradition and an important part of our state’s economy. As our climate continues to warm, how will climate change affect snow and the ski industry?

More powder to the people at Mount Sunapee

More powder to the people at Mount Sunapee

March 04, 2014

Combine great snow, terrific grooming, scenic trails and friendly mountain people and you have the makings for a darn fine weekend of skiing and good times at Mount Sunapee Resort in NH, a little less than three hours from Portland.