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    Skiing and staying in style at Maine Huts & Trails

    Maine Huts & Trails is celebrating 6 years of great backcountry skiing and hospitality at four remote huts on over 50 miles of trails in and around the Bigelows. Make a trip in this winter for a day, night or weekend and enjoy this unique experience! Read on

    Posted: January 16, 2014
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    Enjoying quality time on Saddleback's snow

    With the atrocious weather of late, this skier was skeptical about what I might find on my first trip up to Saddleback this winter. But the worry was all for nothing, as the mountain dished up a great day of awesome snow and fantastic skiing. Read on

    Posted: January 14, 2014
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    All smiles in the Mt. Abram ski shop

    Amid the usual hubbub of the base lodge at Mt. Abram in Locke Mills you may not necessarily have noticed the happy, smiley face that’s almost always behind the counter in the ski shop. Unless, of course, you needed some new goggles or gloves, a warm hat or neck-up, lip balm and sunscreen and the like. Read on

    Posted: January 10, 2014
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    Your skis and boots need love too

    But what about your ski gear, those all-important skis and boots? Have you thought about showing them a little TLC, you know, so they treat you right over the course of what we hope will be a long winter? Read on

    Posted: January 5, 2014
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    Bowled over where the mountains meet the sea

    Skiing at Camden Snow Bowl can be habit forming anytime, it being one of the prettiest spots on the planet. Especially so on a gorgeous blue bird but rather icy cold New Year’s Day, my second in a row “where the mountains meet the sea.” Read on

    Posted: January 2, 2014
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    Hiking in Maine: 2013 was a very good year

    It has been a heckuva good time and I am ever grateful for the ongoing opportunity to write about one of the things in life I love most, the Maine outdoors. Read on

    Posted: December 29, 2013
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    Ski Mt. Abram for what ales you

    While some folks spent the day Friday at the mall returning unwanted Christmas gifts from Uncle Ed and Auntie May and looking for bargains, and others were, God forbid, working, a goodly number of post-holiday revelers descended on Mt. Abram for a pretty darn good day of skiing and riding. Read on

    Posted: December 28, 2013
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    "Embrace the Brutality" of the Continental Divide Trail

    Super hiker Tom Jamrog of Lincolnville, Maine didn’t have such a T-shirt for all of his answers to questions about his recently completed thru-hike of the 3,200-mile Continental Divide Trail. Rather, he had an audience full of people a month or so ago up the coast who were simply damn interested in his tales and his photos. Read on

    Posted: December 20, 2013
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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