Hiking

Burnt Mountain – Take Two

On Saturday, April 6th, Frosty and I went to Burnt Mountain. On that day, we were unable to finish our hike. We had gotten a phone call while hiking about a family problem. It wasn’t a serious problem, but was time consuming to deal with. We weighed our options at Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Hiking

A Gray Day on Little Moose Mountain

On Saturday, March 30th, Frosty and I headed up to Greenville to hike Little Moose Mountain. We parked at the Moose Mountain Inn. The sun was out at the very beginning of our hike. But, the gray skies came quickly and never left. The temperature was 32° The bottom third Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Hiking

A Bluebird Day on Mount Kineo

On Saturday, March 9th, we headed out toward Mount Kineo. As we drove, I kept marveling at the snowbanks! From Monson northwards, the snowbanks are so high! You can only see the top few inches of many of the road signs. A few were completely buried. The fire hydrants have Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Hiking

Chick Hill

On February 20th, Frosty and I headed to Chick Hill. We had been to Chick Hill in January for a night hike with the Bangor Outdoor Club. On that hike, we went up Little Chick Hill for the first time. We went back today to see it in the daylight. Read more…

By Magoo, ago
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
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