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    Sunday River: Even better snowmaking, acres of new glades and a cool new terrain park

    Ask just about any skier this side of the Appalachian Mountains who has the best snowmaking in these parts and the answer will most likely be “Sunday River.” As a Sunday River regular for these many years I would be hard-pressed to disagree. Read on

    Posted: December 17, 2013
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    Continental-sized challenges on the Continental Divide Trail

    One should expect a lot of challenges over the course of a six-month backpacking journey, yes. But on the 3,200-mile long Continental Divide Trail, challenge takes on a whole new meaning. Read on

    Posted: December 15, 2013
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    Outdoorsy holiday gifts help support the Appalachian Trail

    What’s not to love about the Appalachian Trail, the venerable 2,180-mile pathway through the woods and mountains from Georgia to the summit of Katahdin, a hiking trail that not only connects 14 states but untold numbers of hikers and backpackers and the hearts and minds of people of all stripes around the U.S. and the world. Read on

    Posted: December 10, 2013
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    AMC Maine presents winter hiking workshop

    Are you a three-season hiker and camper who would like to expand your skill set to tackle the great outdoors in the winter months? Excellent! Got just the thing for you. Read on

    Posted: December 5, 2013
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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