Maineiac Outdoors
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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
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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