Sunday, February 9, 2014

Dog Sled Business - A Lifestyle Choice

A dog sled business that provides tours is based out of Oxford, Maine. The firm is called Ultimate Sledding Dog Experience and the owner provides tours to customers on trails in Bethel and Hebron, Maine. The owner says that owning and racing sled dogs is a life style of its own. Read more in "Love of dogs, outdoors propels dog sled business", Sun Journal, February 1, 2014. Learn more about dog sledding in Maine.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

2014 BikeMaine Route Now Known

The route for the 2nd Annual BikeMaine Ride that will take place in early September 2014 has now been revealed by the organizers. The Bike Ride starts in Westbrook, heads to Norway, Winthrop, Gardiner, across to Boothbay Harbor, along the coast to Bath, and then finally ends back in Westbrook. Read a recent news report on this in "2014 BikeMaine route revealed", WCSH Channel 6, February 4, 2014. The dates of the ride are September 6-13, 2014. The ride is a 348 mile loop and is a project of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine. Visit the BikeMaine website -

Friday, February 7, 2014

Fog Over Snow in Maine

On a recent cross country ski outing in Maine I came across this picturesque scene just before sunset. The mist (or fog) was forming over the field I was about to ski over.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

6th Annual Ski Marathon and Tour

The Maine Huts and Trails will conduct the 6th Annual Ski Marathon and Tour on Sunday, March 16, 2014. The race/tour will go through the hills of Western Maine and feature 3 distances - 60K, 40K, and 20K. Awards and prizes will be presented to the top three male and female participants for each of the three races. Food and refreshments will be provided over the course of the event and a free post-race lunch will be served at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center, where each race concludes. or call (207) 265-2400.