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Carey Kish

Carey Kish of Mount Desert Island has been adventuring in the woods and mountains of Maine for, well, a long time. If there’s a trail—be it on dirt, rock, snow, water or pavement—he will find it, explore it, and write about it. Carey is a two-time Appalachian Trail thru-hiker, Registered Maine Guide, author of AMC’s Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast, editor of the AMC Maine Mountain Guide (10th ed.), and has written a hiking & camping column for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram since 2003. Follow his outdoor travels and musings here, and on Facebook/CareyKish. Let Carey know what you think at MaineOutdoors@aol.com.

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Maineiac Outdoors with Carey Kish
Posted: March 30, 2014

Programs to see: Trekking in Nepal, Hiking with Dogs

A couple of adventurous programs this week and next that you might not want to miss…

This Wednesday evening, April 2nd, at the monthly meeting of the Maine Outdoor Adventure Club in Portland, take in a great program “Nepal: A Special Place” with Pat Johnson. Pat and some MOAC friends ventured to the mystical kingdom of Nepal last October for the trek of a lifetime into Everest Base Camp, climbing 18,000-foot Kala Patar en route. Come on along for some outstanding Himalayan scenery.

MORE INFO: Maine Outdoor Adventure Club.

Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya. Photo courtesy Pat Johnson.

Next Tuesday evening, April 8th, the Maine Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club will present journalist and adventurer Aislinn Sarnacki and “Canine Hiking Buddies & Bangor-Area Treks.” Aislinn will talk about hiking with dogs, trail etiquette and gear to pack for your canine hiking buddy, as well as what problems can arise on the trail and how you might handle them. Next, through videos, photos and maps, she’ll suggest trails for all skill levels that are located within an hour of Bangor.

MORE INFO: AMC Maine Chapter.

Aislinn Sarnacki and Oreo on the trail. Photo courtesy BDN.

 

 

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