Posts Tagged ‘hiking’
By Grant Ritter on July 29, 2016, at 11:05 a.m.
Add these five adventures to your New England bucket list.
By Jim Bridge on July 25, 2016, at 9:18 a.m.
After Largay’s body was discovered, I read and heard a lot of misinformation about what searchers should be able to do. I’d now like to make it clear what happened when we went looking for Largay, and how searchers do their jobs.
By Sarah Kilch Gaffney on April 28, 2016, at 11:49 a.m.
Our love began on a mountain in Maine.
By Aislinn Sarnacki on Sept. 03, 2013, at 12:48 p.m.
I reach for the leash, and his tail starts wagging. His tail — a long, black wiry thing, tipped with white as if dipped in a can of primer — tells me things Oreo simply cannot say. Oreo — like the cookie. I don’t know who gave him the …
By Aislinn Sarnacki on June 04, 2013, at 11:09 a.m.
The romantic rocky coast of Maine has inspired many a mystery novel, but shale outcroppings and barnacle-encrusted rocks don’t make for easy sitting or sunbathing. It’s fortunate, then, that nestled among the cliffs are many sand and pebble beaches. Following are a few Maine beaches accessible by hiking trails, …
By Aislinn Sarnacki on Nov. 08, 2011, at 11:15 a.m.
Hike difficulty The hike to the summit of Borestone Mountain is “a moderately strenuous, kid-friendly climb,” according to Maine Audubon. The 0.8-mile Base Trail is steep at first and levels off. The trail takes you to the Audubon Nature Center at Sunrise Pond, where there is a registration paper for …
on Nov. 03, 2011, at 12:38 p.m.
Louie Luchini, an 11-time All-American at Stanford and former professional runner for Nike in Oregon, has had run in exotic places across America and around the world. Luchini, an Ellsworth High graduate, still lists Eagle Lake and the connected carriage trails in Acadia National Park as his favorite spot to …
By Aislinn Sarnacki on Nov. 01, 2011, at 10:49 a.m.
Hike difficulty: Easy to moderate. There is a relatively steep trail to the summit, but there is also an easier trail around the base of the cliffs that can be walked with snowshoes in the winter. How to get there: At the intersection of Route 9 and Route 180 …