Saturday April 19th 2014

Tagged: camping

Top 5: Gear items you need now for camping

Top 5: Gear items you need now for camping
April 11, 2014

“Wait, wait… wait! You’re from Maine and have NEVER gone camping?” I can’t remember how many times those words have left my mouth. Here’s what you need to get outside right now!

Spring camping – it’s coming!

Spring camping – it’s coming!
March 12, 2014

Let’s pretend it’s not snowing outside today and just focus on the fact Spring is only eight days away. A little remaining snow on the ground is no reason to stay indoors all weekend long, even if you are a fair-weather outdoorsman.

Ski and stay in woodsy comfort at AMC Maine Wilderness Lodges

Ski and stay in woodsy comfort at AMC Maine Wilderness Lodges
February 19, 2014

There’s a month of great skiing and staying left this winter at AMC’s Maine Wilderness Lodges in the heart of the 100-Mile Wilderness. And come spring and summer, make the trek in for some outstanding hiking, canoeing and fly fishing.

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.

Campfire gourmet: How to eat well in the woods

Campfire gourmet: How to eat well in the woods
July 21, 2013

When I go camping, I like to make the entire experience as pleasurable as possible. I bring several bottles of wine – all sealed with a screw top for easy access – and enough groceries to cook a complete meal. I’ve eaten foil-cooked filet mignon, skewered haddock chunks, and fresh spinach fritattas, all while battling black flies and perching uncomfortably on half-rotted logs. 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.