Thursday April 17th 2014

Tagged: adventure

Spring adventures on Peaks Island

Spring adventures on Peaks Island
March 18, 2014

A two-day vacation on Peaks Island. The waves come rolling in. The sun glimmers off the hull of the boat. We stare back towards the city we just came from – contemplating if we’ll ever go back….

Great reading among National Outdoor Book Award winners

Great reading among National Outdoor Book Award winners
February 13, 2014

Attention outdoor book lovers! If you’re looking to shore up your bookshelf for the rest of winter and beyond, well, have I got a cornucopia of pleasing titles for you. And I’ll wager good money that you’ll find a few good ones of interest here among the list of the 2013 winners of the National Outdoor Book Awards.

Banff Mountain Film Festival ready to rock Portland again with heart-thumping, palm-sweating adventure

Banff Mountain Film Festival ready to rock Portland again with heart-thumping, palm-sweating adventure
February 05, 2014

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to Portland next week for the 13th year running. Again this year there will be two great shows, the first on Sunday evening, Feb 9 and the second on Monday night, Feb 10 at the State Theatre.

Snowed in at a Maine cabin

Snowed in at a Maine cabin
January 13, 2014

Every January we pick a new spot in Maine’s woods to rent a cabin with friends. This year the destination is Long Lake in Bridgton. It’s a yearly tradition that seems to get better every year.

RILEY HART- ARTIST, ADVENTURER, CANCER SURVIVOR

RILEY HART- ARTIST, ADVENTURER, CANCER SURVIVOR
June 04, 2013

She booked the tickets to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in the spring. The cancer diagnosis came in the Fall. But she will still climb that mountain. Meet Riley Hart.

Small Town Adventures: Oxford

Small Town Adventures: Oxford
February 19, 2013

The Oxford Casino may look like a giant Outback Steakhouse, but the security guard told me that I looked 19, so I decided to try my luck anyway.

The 3 Stages of Snowbound

The 3 Stages of Snowbound
February 13, 2013

As it turns out, putting Hannaford bags on your feet DOES NOT make last year’s busted boots appropriate for this year’s blizzard. This and other helpful lessons from the annals of the hopelessly snowed in.

Hike up to the hut with Maine Huts and Trails

Hike up to the hut with Maine Huts and Trails
January 30, 2013

Maine Huts and Trails offers 80 miles of trail in Maine’s western mountains, with four huts along the way for respite and warming up (or cooling down, if you overdo your layering and sweat most of the way there). The hut and trail system gives hikers access to the mountains, lakes, and woods – and the huts are models of sustainability. And the views along the way? Well, they won’t bother you.