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Snow Walker’s Rendezvous – welcome to winter 2014

Last weekend, I attended the Snow Walker’s Rendezvous in Vermont . I experienced the weekend through a new lens-through the eye of a newly Registered Maine Guide.  Other Maine Guides were in attendance, including Master Maine Guide Tim Smith, and … Continue reading

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Snow Walking is Alive and Well…

..even if the book is still out of print. This past week I have been re-reading Garret and Alexandra Conover’s definitive Snow Walker’s Companion: Winter Camping Skills for the Far North. Reading it again makes me wonder if I was … Continue reading

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Day 5 Moose River Winter Walk

Finishing any multiple day walk ramps my excitement up a notch.  On last days, I have always acted like a horse getting closer to the barn, often speeding up and taking on longer mileage days as the idea of coming … Continue reading

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Day 3 Moose River Walk

Day 3 Moose River Walk Early morning rising is easy when the lights are out at 7 PM.     Hard to believe but it was even colder last night. Pat was up first – his coffee Jones propelling him to head … Continue reading

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How To Live In A Heated Tent

Three buddies are heading up with me to the Jackman, Maine wilds next week for a five day winter camping trip. Read another superb blog post from UK’s Paul Kirtley, blogger, wilderness bushcraft instructor, and general expert in outdoor skills. … Continue reading

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Guthook Hikes! | Hike Light, Hike Far, Hike Often

Companion piece to Snowshoeing to Camden Hills.  Check out another point of view, written by one heck of a productive hiker->>  Guthook Hikes! | Hike Light, Hike Far, Hike Often.

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Snowshoeing to Camden Hills

After several days of now-we-have-it-now-we-don’t electricity due to one ice, and two snow storms I’m here tonight in a stone-floored, enclosed shelter with no electricity or cell service, but…. there are three bunk beds, two chairs, a wood stove, an … Continue reading

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