Bigelow Preserve Hiking Overnight

June 18, 2019Hiking, Overnight

Written by LAC volunteer guide, Stevie Dembowski On Saturday afternoon we were introduced to some of the bugs as well as our hiking group. We hiked an easy two miles in and then climbed steeply up a moss covered boulder wonderland. We made camp at Horns Pond, taking in the views of Sugarloaf along the … Read More

Stratton Brook Overnight

February 11, 2019Hiking, Overnight, Snow Shoe

Snowshoe to Stratton Brook by Pam G. Wheeler I had a wonderful snowshoe hike to Stratton Brook Hut this weekend with my guest, Heather Dunbar. We did have to confer in the morning, both adding a wind layer, after assessing the bitter forecast. What I love about winter in Maine though, no matter how reluctant … Read More

Four Ponds Hike with the MATLT

February 5, 2019Hiking, Snow Shoe, Uncategorized

By Meg Clews Ladies Adventure Club and Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust snowshoe on February 2, 2019: On a brisk February morning, a group of intrepid women gathered at Gillian’s house in Portland to organize the car pool up to Height of Land, 30 miles north of Rumford, where our trek would begin. Also joining … Read More

Grand Falls Hut

November 7, 2018Blog, Exploration, Hiking, Overnight

Guest blog post by LAC member, Marge Stockford The LAC Fall Jamboree Victoria and I had two worries as we sped north Friday afternoon to the LAC Fall Jamboree at the Grand Falls Hut just beyond The Forks in Somerset County: Had we left enough time to make the 1.2 mile hike in to the … Read More

Acadia Overnight

October 20, 2018Blog, Camping, Exploration, Hiking, Overnight

Our trip to Acadia National Park – one of the most visited national parks in the US, and only a three-hour drive from Portland – was full of adventure, starting with the potential for gale force winds and rain during our first night of camping! On Friday, most of us caravanned down the coast together, … Read More