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
Hiking

Little Moose Mountain With Squirrel

On December 31st, Frosty, Squirrel, and I went up to the Moosehead area to hike Little Moose Mountain. This is such a fun, little snowshoe trek. It is one of our favorite snowshoe trips. We snowshoe here several times each winter. Squirrel went with us today. He wanted to take some photos with Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Hiking

A Winter Hike on Mount Kineo

Frosty and I met up with Brett from the Bangor Outdoor Club in Greenville at the Indian Hill Trading Post.The road into the old trail up Eagle Rock wasn’t plowed, so we went with Plan B. Hike Kineo! We drove up to Rockwood and parked at the boat landing which Read more…

By Magoo, ago