winter

A Winter Hike to Wilson Valley Lean-To

On January 8th, Frosty and I rode up to the Monson area and headed toward Borestone Mountain. We continued on Mountain Road past the Borestone trailhead. We parked at the beginning of the unplowed Slate Road. If there had been more snow, we would have parked at the Borestone Mountain Read more…

By Magoo, ago
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
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