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    Winterizing your ski vehicle

    Is your car ready for the winter driving season? Ready to take on what the Maine winter will no doubt dish out, from snow and sleet, freezing rain and ice to those subzero days and nights with the wind just a cranking. Read on

    Posted: December 4, 2013
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    A side of bacon with my ice pancakes please

    It was a good day to be out on the trail, yesterday was. Clear and cold, just as the last day of November should be. Perhaps a little too cold even, plodding along in the shadowy forest of the Cathance River Nature Preserve in Topsham. Read on

    Posted: December 1, 2013
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    The taxing matter of skiing

    Just in time for the holiday season the good folks in Augusta have decided it might be a good idea to reach a little deeper into your pocket and mine to help bring some relief to the state in this “tight fiscal environment.” Read on

    Posted: November 27, 2013
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    Lessons from the Continental Divide Trail

    One big trail might be enough for most people, especially those enjoying “retirement.” Two big trails and you’ve really achieved something, well, big. Read on

    Posted: November 24, 2013
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    What’s new this winter at Maine’s “Big Five” ski areas

    Spoke to Greg Sweetser at the Ski Maine Association recently to get the lowdown on “what’s new” this winter at Maine’s ski mountains. Here’s what I learned about the Big Five. Read on

    Posted: November 20, 2013
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    Loopy about the Saco Beach Loop

    Ferry Beach State Park in Saco is pretty much deserted this time of year, which is just how this hiker likes it. The gate on Bayview Road is closed, meaning if you want in, well, you’ve gotta walk in. Natural crowd control. Read on

    Posted: November 18, 2013
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    More good news at Maine's community ski areas

    Maine’s community ski areas are a precious resource for winter family fun in the rural parts of the state. These areas are critical to the sport because the kids out there learning to love skiing and riding, well, you’re looking at the next generation of adult skiers at the big mountains. Read on

    Posted: November 16, 2013
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    Maine's community ski areas are energized!

    The sky has that look and the air has the feel. No denying it, it appears that winter is here. And when I start thinking about winter I like to give my friends at Ski Maine a call to see what’s up for the coming ski season. Read on

    Posted: November 14, 2013
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    A Successful Long Distance Hike Requires Good Planning

    Do you dream of hiking one of the big trails someday, spending four or five or even six months out there in the mountains, putting one foot in front of the other for 2,000-plus miles, all the while enjoying the bountiful beauty of the wilderness? Read on

    Posted: November 10, 2013
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    Kick Off the Ski Season with Fireside Chat Premiere Party

    Short of getting out there for real, you get can kick start your ski season this Thursday night November 7th at the Fireside Chat Premiere Party in Falmouth, 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Morong Falmouth on US Route 1, with the whole big gig sponsored by Ski Maine and the Ski Museum of Maine. Read on

    Posted: November 6, 2013