Friday April 18th 2014

Tagged: snowshoeing

2013 was a very good year to be outdoors in Maine and beyond

2013 was a very good year to be outdoors in Maine and beyond
February 15, 2014

Journey with me around Maine, New England and beyond… hiking, hut-to-hut trekking, sea kayaking, camping and more, as I review some of my columns from the PPH/MST Outdoors from 2013.

Weekend to-do: Bradbury Mountain

Weekend to-do: Bradbury Mountain
February 08, 2014

Your weekend needs a little fresh air. Grab a friend or family and get over to Bradbury Mountain. It’s local and has quite a view. You’ll even have time left in the day! And a reason to celebrate with a beer.

72 hours in Rangeley, Maine

72 hours in Rangeley, Maine
January 29, 2014

What do a helicopter, four deer and a killer chili recipe have in common? Ski or snowshoe on over and read how to spend 72 hours in Rangeley!

Skiing and staying in style at Maine Huts & Trails

Skiing and staying in style at Maine Huts & Trails
January 16, 2014

Maine Huts & Trails is celebrating 6 years of great backcountry skiing and hospitality at four remote huts on over 50 miles of trails in and around the Bigelows. Make a trip in this winter for a day, night or weekend and enjoy this unique experience!

Learn to XC ski (or snowshoe or other stuff) at LL Bean Discovery School

Learn to XC ski (or snowshoe or other stuff) at LL Bean Discovery School
December 27, 2013

For folks who’ve never cross-country skied before, it’s painful to dish out a load of cash for equipment only to find out two days later you hate the sport, so you curse fate and chuck the skis into the basement where they’ll rot for three years until you sell them at a garage sale for $10, which is barely enough money to buy a decent turkey sandwich.

Hike & stay: Maine Huts and Trails

Hike & stay: Maine Huts and Trails
May 17, 2013

Maine Huts and Trails offers 80 miles of trail in Maine‚Äôs western mountains, with four huts along the way for respite and warming up or cooling down, depending on which season you’re in. Hike in the summer, cross-country ski or snowshoe in the winter. The Maine woods are happy to have you in any weather.

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.