winter

A Winter Hike of the Bigelows

On Saturday, Feb. 1st, Frosty and I arrived at the parking area for trekking into the Bigelows at 6:35. Most of the Stratton Brook Pond Road isn’t plowed in the winter, so you park right near the houses just off route 27. Rob loaded our packs into a pulk that he pulled Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Snowshoeing

Little Bigelow

On January 4th, Frosty and I headed out to hike Little Bigelow. We parked where the East Flagstaff Road and the Bog Road split. It was a short walk down the road to the trailhead.  The skies were overcast, and the weather was very mild for winter, 30°. While hiking, I was Read more…

By Magoo, ago
winter

Little Moose Mountain

On Monday, January 20th, Frosty and I headed to Greenville to hike Little Moose Mountain. Little Moose is one of our favorite winter hikes. It is a short hike with some great viewpoints and often has great small views: the scenery of the trail itself dressed in its winter attire. Read more…

By Magoo, ago
winter

Exploring Great Pond Mountain

On Saturday, Jan. 18th, Frosty and I headed to Great Pond Mountain. We drove to the lower lot near the gate for the Dead River Road. It had warmed up to one degree when we started our adventure with little wind. We put on spikes and headed out. We started Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Hiking

BOC Saddleback and the Horn Hike

On Sunday, Dec. 29th, the Bangor Outdoor Club met to hike Saddleback and the Horn. Frosty and I woke up at a rude hour to make it to the Rangley area by 7:00. Even though the Saddleback ski resort isn’t currently operational, the parking was plowed. We met up with Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Hiking

BOC Sargent Mountain Hike

On Sunday, Dec. 8th, Frosty and I headed down to Mount Desert Island to host the Sargent Mountain Trip. Brett was originally going to lead this hike, but he got called into work. Frosty and I had run the Millinocket half marathon the day before, so we weren’t sure how Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Hiking

BOC Winter Hike of the Crockers

On Sunday, Dec. 22, the first full day of winter, Frosty and I headed over to the Sugarloaf area to hike to Crockers. This was a BOC (Bangor Outdoor Club) hike that we were hosting and our first attempt at bagging the part of the Triple Twinter Challenge. There ended Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Races

2019 Bad Little Trail Run

On Saturday, Oct. 5th, Frosty and I headed to Whitneyville for the Bad Little Trail Run. This race was part of the Downeast Conservation Trail Race Series. The race was hosted by the Bold Coast Runners and the Downeast Coastal Conservancy. There were two distances to choose from a 2.5 and Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Races

Downeast Lakes Land Trust 5-Miler

On Saturday, August 17th, Frosty, Squirrel, and I traveled to Grand Lake Stream to run in the Downeast Lakes Land Trust 5-Miler. This trail race was part of the Downeast Conservation Trail Race Series as well as the Baxter Outdoors 2019 New England Trail Series. Downeast Lakes Land Trust was the site Read more…

By Magoo, ago