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
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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
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
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

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