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Take a Hike! Burnt Mountain

Take a Hike! Burnt Mountain

The hiking trail up Burnt mountain in Carrabassett Valley begins at the end of Bigelow Mountain Road, off Mountainside road at Sugarloaf. Follow the signs to the trailhead. This is a moderate hike of about 3.5 hrs and just over 5 miles in length. You’re rewarded with a nice alpine hike above the mountain’s treeline […]

Maine Huts and Trails; Lani Cochrane

Maine Huts and Trails; Lani Cochrane

Maine Huts and Trails has a ton of activities for all abililties, ages and interests. Learn more about the activities offered in this interview from this past spring on the WSKI set…

Maine Huts & Trails for Outside Television

Maine Huts & Trails for Outside Television

A few years ago, video producer Dave Huot showcased the new & growing Maine Huts & Trails to our affiliates across the USA with this video that aired from Coast to Coast. There are now FOUR Huts, & some faces have moved on to other ventures, but the jist of the piece remains relevant: MHT […]

Ensuring we can ‘play’ in our mountains forever…

Ensuring we can ‘play’ in our mountains forever…

Simon Rucker recently paid us a visit to share news about the latest endeavors on behalf of the Maine Appalachian Land Trust & others who are devoted to making sure that our mountains, & their wildlife, waters & endless natural wonders, are able to be accessed & appreciated not only by us now, but also […]

News from Sentiers Frontaliers (the Border Trails!)

News from Sentiers Frontaliers (the Border Trails!)

2015 is the 20th anniversary of when our northern neighbors began the extensive, fantastic hiking trail system which covers the distance from St. Augustin du Woburn (Rt. 27 Border Crossing) to Chartierville (N.H. Border Crossing), in Quebec, roughly along the ridge of the International Border hills, as well as many spurs on Mt. Gosford & […]

Baxter Outdoors – Tundra 10K

Baxter Outdoors – Tundra 10K

Winter in Carrabassett Valley is truly a special time. Home to the highest concentration of 4000 foot peaks in Maine, CV is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. The Frozen Tundra 10k will take place in the heart of CV, beginning along the banks of the Carrabassett River. The course will consist of an approx 6-mile segment […]

More on Hiking Bigelow via the Appalachian Trail

A few years ago when we made a commitment to bringing local information to our viewers to make their stay in the Maine High Peaks Region the best it can be, two of the first videos produced by our intrepid “Lonely Hiker” were for hikes on the AT at either end of the Bigelow Range. At […]

Take a Hike! West Kennebago mountain

Located just about an hour’s drive from the Sugarloaf region and 20 min. from downtown Rangeley is West Kennebago Mountain. This is a moderate hike taking about 3.5 hours with its summit elevation topping out above 3700 feet. Driving directions to the Trailhead from Rangeley: Take Route 16 west from Oquossoc (toward Wilson’s Mills) 4.8 miles […]

Mt. Aziscohos Hike

The Rangeley Lakes region is full of great things to do in the outdoors. Whether it be fishing, boating, biking, hiking or just enjoying the sounds of the wind blowing through the trees or the birds singing, there is something for everyone. From the summit of Mt. Aziscohos you get a bird’s eye view of the […]

Take a Hike: Crocker Mountain

Take a Hike: Crocker Mountain

Crocker Mountain, at 4,228 ft (1,289 m) is the third highest mountain in Maine after Sugarloaf Mountain, and is traversed by the Appalachian Trail (AT). A glacial cirque called “Crocker Cirque” is located between the main summit and the lower summit of South Crocker Mountain. Crocker Cirque contains a small pond and can be reached via the Appalachian Trail, and this video will […]

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