Hiking

Penobscot Mountain

On February 18th, Frosty and I went to Acadia National Park. We parked at the Jordan Pond parking lot. It was overcast and 21 degrees at the start. After gearing up, we walked across the pond. A number of people were out ice fishing. We walked on a carriage road Read more…

By Magoo, ago
Hiking

Cedar Swamp Mountain

On February 17th, Frosty and I headed to Mount Desert Island to hike in Acadia National Park. We parked off Route 3 in the Norumbega Mountain .  When we arrived at the trailhead, the temperature was 21 degrees.   Our original plan was to hike a loop on Norumbega Mountain. 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
Hiking

The Maine Triple Twinter Challenge

The Maine Triple Twinter Challenge is a single season winter challenge to summit the following 4000 footer twin summits in Maine: Saddleback (4120′) and the Horn (4023′) Crocker (4228′) and South Crocker Mountain (4050′) The Bigelows, West (4145′) and Avery Peak (4090′) Here are the basics of the rules. All Read more…

By Frosty, ago
Hiking

Cadillac: All the Trails!

Magoo and I plotted out a little challenge for ourselves. We found it to be an enjoyable challenge, and a challenging challenge, so we thought we would share it here for others who like that sort of thing. We are calling the challenge, Cadillac: All the Trails! (CATT). The name Read more…

By Frosty, ago