Camping
  • mainetoday
    Window to the Woods

    Canoe Trip Part #3/3 | Maine Camping | Fly-Fishing & Lean-to's

    A mirrored lake greets us as we cook a hearty morning breakfast. A pile of dri-ki (drift wood) is stacked near the waterfront - a potential bonfire in waiting. Blue skies indicate a beautiful afternoon of paddling. Read on

    Posted: September 26, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    Canoe Trip Part #2/3 | Maine Camping | Fossils & Fire

    Morning light sneaks beneath the tarp shortly after 6am. My eyes roll open and I, in sequence, roll out of my hammock. A quick glimpse of the morning sunrise is cause enough for me to run barefoot for my camera bag. The rays of a golden sun reach far above the peak of Maine's famous Mount Katahdin. Read on

    Posted: September 20, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    Canoe Trip Part #1/3 | Maine Camping | Chesuncook Lake

    The morning finally arrives in which I leave to meet my cousin, Kendall, in mid-Maine for our latest adventure. A multi-day canoe trip like this involves weeks of planning and we intend to fully enjoy every moment. Read on

    Posted: September 17, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    Cooking Over Fire | Camping in Rangeley | Storms Blowing In

    The smart move before any camping trip should be tuning into a NOAA weather station for a hint at the weekend outlook. Unfortunately for my fiance, we took Friday off to head up near Rangeley only to setup camp to watch storm clouds move in. Miles from town is exactly where I like to be. Read on

    Posted: August 8, 2013
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    Camping

    Campfire gourmet: How to eat well in the woods

    While food seems to always taste better outdoors, this food tastes particularly delicious when eaten under the stars. The fact that it's already delicious probably helps some. Read on

    Posted: July 21, 2013
  • mainetoday
    Window to the Woods

    Kayak Camping in Remote Maine | Loons | Sunsets

    With kayaks securely fastened atop the roof and a laundry-list of meticulously packed gear in toe, our journey began. For the next four days we would venture across a remote chain of lakes deep in the heart of the Maine Woods. Our kayaks would be our mode of transport, a backpacking tent our home, and a lightweight cook stove our warm-meal-supplier. Read on

    Posted: July 10, 2013
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    Camping

    Remote Riverside Tenting Trip

    The first warm weekend of each year means a special camping trip. Instead of planning an extravagant hiking or fishing trip – we simply choose a new, but beautifully scenic location and pack accordingly. These first adventures serve as a way to reconnect with the wilderness and familiarize ourselves with new outdoor gear purchased over a long and cold Maine winter. Read on

    Posted: May 31, 2013
  • mainetoday
    Window to the Woods

    Backwoods Camping in Maine

    With a majority of the spring gardening underway, I tossed a tent into the pickup and headed for the mountains of Maine. As a few sprouts pop from the fertilized ground, I'll be fireside, with my feet up. Read on

    Posted: May 15, 2013
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    Window to the Woods

    Hiking and Waterfalls in Newry, ME

    Times are busy for everyone, but putting on a plaid shirt and spending some quality outdoor time does the soul some good. Read on

    Posted: May 10, 2013
  • mainetoday
    Window to the Woods

    A Riverside Spring Camping Trip

    Warmth is arriving in New England. It was a perfect weekend to pack the tent, a cooler and head out into the woods. We didn't need a reservation. Read on

    Posted: May 6, 2013