Life

Skiing in the Moonlight

There was a full moon on February 19th. Frosty and I decided to go for a moonlit outing. We used our new skis. This also gave us some practice using them close to home. The skis, by Black Diamond, are made for backcountry travel in ungroomed, non-trail areas without much Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Hiking

Our Winter Hike Up Eagle Rock

On Monday, Feb. 18th, Frosty and I headed to the Moosehead Lake area to climb Eagle Rock. We had borrowed a snowmobile for this trip. We parked at the Kennebec River East Outlet Public Access parking area. It was one degree when we left the vehicle. Frosty and I rode Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Backpacking

MYOG Cook Kit Case

My current cooking pot is the Vargo BOT 900. I like multi-use items. I use the BOT for cooking, as a water bottle, and to make Mitten Shakes for breakfast. Since my pot is in use all day, I needed some type of container for my alcohol stove kit. There Read more…

By Frosty, ago
Hiking

Back To Great Pond Mountain

On Saturday, Feb. 9th, Frosty and I met Christine at the parking lot for the Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery. The gate was open. The Don Fish Road up to the trailhead was icy in spots. It was less icy though than our trip here on January 12th. We could have driven Read more…

By Magoo, ago