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Rhon Bell

Rhon Bell, an outdoor enthusiast, spends his time exploring the Maine Woods and documenting his journeys. Growing up in Aroostook County, he embraced the outdoor lifestyle at a young age. Living today near Portland, he spends weekends and week-long adventures hiking New England summits, canoeing the historic Maine waterways, and ice fishing for lake trout. Follow the journey as Window to the Woods discovers new destinations, and check out his other blog, Backwoods Plaid.

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Posted: March 12, 2014

Spring camping – it's coming!

Let’s pretend it’s not snowing outside today and just focus on the fact Spring is only eight days away. With that said, there is mud in every rural driveway from here to Fort Kent, evidence that temperatures are indeed rising, finally. That means one thing: it’s time to grab your tent, a 12-pack of local brews, and a lighter and head camping.  A little remaining snow on the ground is no reason to stay indoors all weekend long, even if you are a fair-weather outdoorsman. A good down sleeping bag will keep you warm at night and the afternoons will be warming up very shortly. My favorite spot to head come Spring is The Kancamagus Highway in NH. With a handful of affordable, fairly low-key and conveniently located campgrounds along the highway – you’ll find an excellent spot to pop a tent without even needing a reservation ahead of time. No excuses – pick a weekend now, pack the car and go!












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