West Branch Pond Camps 2019

March 5, 2019Cross Country Skiing, Overnight, Snow Shoe

West Branch Pond Camps by Kerry Conway Last Friday (March 1), 16 of us arrived to a place from another time. Past Greenville and Moosehead Lake, we drove 10 miles down a narrow, snow covered road to this paradise. We had blue sky days and clear sky nights. We cozied in our rustic cabins stoking … 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

Full Moon Snowshoe

February 14, 2017Overnight, Snow Shoe, Surfing

I felt so, so happy and truthfully, quite relieved that the weather was on our side for the full moon snowshoe last Friday night. I had been feeling discouraged by the cancellations and rescheduling I’d had to do three times over the past few months. When you like life to go just so (as I … Read More

Crazy Fabulous

May 7, 2016Hike, Overnight, Snow Shoe

Hi All: I returned home to Portland late this afternoon and after visiting with my family, sat down to write and capture some of our time up at West Branch Pond Camps before the magic of it evaporates and before my brain space becomes crowded up with the bits and pieces, appointments and responsibilities of … Read More