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Jan
27
Sat
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sugarloaf @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride
Jan 27 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sugarloaf @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride | Portland | Maine | United States

Mainely Ski & Ride is a day-trip service based in Portland Maine where skiers and snowboarders can enjoy a day on the mountain without worrying about the drive home at the end of a long day.

Packages include round-trip transportation on a coach bus, full-day lift ticket, coffee/bagels/movie and new friends for the ride!

Fit Maine checked it out last year: Get a ride to Sunday River or Sugarloaf (and a lift ticket) with Mainely Ski & Ride

There are trips scheduled for Sunday River and Sugarloaf. Check the complete calendar for all the trips and more info: www.mainelyskiandride.com

Full Moon Snowshoe @ Randall Orchards
Jan 27 @ 4:30 pm

Join us for a full moon winter walk on Randall Orchards – the farm we helped protect as farmland forever. We will meet at the farm at sunset and head out to explore the 500-acres of conserved orchard and forest while watching the full moon rise.

After an hour guided walk, led by Master Naturalist, Jeanne Christie and Board President Mike Parker, we will end with hot cider from apples grown and pressed onsite at the orchard.

Limited space; RSVP required to info@prlt.org.

FMI: www.prlt.org

Starlight Snowshoe Tour @ LL Bean Freeport
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Starlight Snowshoe Tour @ LL Bean Freeport | Freeport | Maine | United States

By the light of the evening sky, our expert instructors will lead you and your family on a unique outdoor excursion through the snow-covered landscape. They’ll give a brief demonstration of snowshoeing basics, then help you improve your technique on the easygoing terrain. Along the way, they’ll share their knowledge of the plants and wildlife that thrive in the winter environment. After enjoying the scenery and refreshing winter air, you’ll be treated to rich hot cocoa and some tasty snacks. We’ll also provide all the necessary snowshoeing equipment for this exceptional adventure.

Please note this tour is weather dependent.

FMI: www.llbean.com

Jan
28
Sun
2-Hut Guided Ski Adventure with Maine Huts & Trails @ Grand Falls Hut > Flagstaff Hut
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm

Gear up for a three-day, two-night hut-to-hut adventure. Let a Registered Maine Guide lead you along some of our most scenic backcountry trails on the way to Grand Falls Hut for the first night. Experience the stunning views along the Dead River and Flagstaff Lake on the way to Flagstaff Hut, where you’ll spend your second night. Delicious meals, hot showers, crackling woodstoves and friendly people await you at each hut.

3-Day/2-Night @ 2 Huts (Grand Falls Hut > Flagstaff Hut)

Included
Two nights’ lodging in two different huts, all meals, three gear shuttles and guide for three days.

Pricing
Peak Pricing
Adult Youth (15 & under)
Members $465.50/person $341.50/person
Non-Members $493.50/person $355.50/person

Peak Dates: 12-Jan, 18-Feb

Value Pricing
Adult Youth (15 & under)
Members $389.50/person $303.50/person
Non-Members $409.50/person $313.50/person

Value Dates:
28-Jan, 14-Mar

FMI: mainehuts.org/trips/2-hut-guided-ski-adventure-grand-falls-flagstaff

Feb
3
Sat
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sunday River @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride
Feb 3 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sunday River @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride | Portland | Maine | United States

Mainely Ski & Ride is a day-trip service based in Portland Maine where skiers and snowboarders can enjoy a day on the mountain without worrying about the drive home at the end of a long day.

Packages include round-trip transportation on a coach bus, full-day lift ticket, coffee/bagels/movie and new friends for the ride!

Fit Maine checked it out last year: Get a ride to Sunday River or Sugarloaf (and a lift ticket) with Mainely Ski & Ride

There are trips scheduled for Sunday River and Sugarloaf. Check the complete calendar for all the trips and more info: www.mainelyskiandride.com

Starlight Cross-Country Ski Tour @ Fogg Farm
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Starlight Cross-Country Ski Tour @ Fogg Farm | Freeport | Maine | United States

By the light of the evening sky, escape into the tranquil, snow-covered landscape on this relaxing Starlight Cross-Country Ski Tour. You’ll begin the evening with a step-by-step introduction to the basic techniques for enjoying this invigorating aerobic activity. Our expert instructors will teach you how to stride, pole and turn, plus give you friendly advice and tips on navigating different types of terrain.

You’ll then practice what you’ve learned on a three-hour guided ski excursion at L.L.Bean’s private, groomed facility. Along the way, your guides will share their knowledge of the wildlife that thrives in this winter environment. After enjoying the scenery and refreshing winter air, you’ll be treated to rich hot cocoa and some tasty snacks. We’ll also provide all the necessary cross-country ski equipment for this exceptional adventure.

Please note this tour is weather dependent.

FMI: www.llbean.com

Feb
4
Sun
Annual Super Bowl Sunday Table Tour @ Viles Arboretum
Feb 4 @ 11:00 am
Annual Super Bowl Sunday Table Tour @ Viles Arboretum | Augusta | Maine | United States

Support Viles Arboretum while enjoying gourmet food from area restaurants and getting out to enjoy winter activities.

The food and dessert line up is the best ever! All stations have piping hot food, a bonfire, seating and good cheer.

Regular adult tickets are $20 each. Get a group of five or more together and receive a discounted price of $15 each. Call 626-7989 or email fo@vilesarboretum.org to order yours now! Registration opens at 10:00 AM, gates open at 11:00 AM. Tickets sold until 1 p..m. Don’t miss this special event, snow or no snow!

FMI: www.vilesarboretum.org

Feb
10
Sat
Starlight Snowshoe Tour @ LL Bean Freeport
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Starlight Snowshoe Tour @ LL Bean Freeport | Freeport | Maine | United States

By the light of the evening sky, our expert instructors will lead you and your family on a unique outdoor excursion through the snow-covered landscape. They’ll give a brief demonstration of snowshoeing basics, then help you improve your technique on the easygoing terrain. Along the way, they’ll share their knowledge of the plants and wildlife that thrive in the winter environment. After enjoying the scenery and refreshing winter air, you’ll be treated to rich hot cocoa and some tasty snacks. We’ll also provide all the necessary snowshoeing equipment for this exceptional adventure.

Please note this tour is weather dependent.

FMI: www.llbean.com

Feb
11
Sun
Bradbury Mountain Snowshoe Series @ Bradbury Mountain
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am
Bradbury Mountain Snowshoe Series @ Bradbury Mountain | Pownal | Maine | United States

Trail Monster Running is proud to host the Bradbury Mountain Snowshoe Series at Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal, Maine. The Bradbury Mountain Snowshoe Series test racers on three separate courses circling and climbing Bradbury Mountain in all manner of snow conditions. We hope to see you this winter.

2018 SCHEDULE
All races start at 11:00am.

Bradbury Squall, 3 miles – Sunday, January 21

Bradbury White Out, 4 miles – Sunday, February 11

Bradbury Blizzard, 5 miles – Sunday, March 4

Race and snow condition updates will be available on our FACEBOOK page.

Thanks to Dion Snowshoes for providing a limited number of loaner snowshoes for all our races. Snowshoes will be available on a first come first serve basis to registered racers. An email will be sent to registered racers a week before each race to announce snowshoe availability. You must be registered to reserve snowshoes. Even if you have previously requested snowshoes on your registration form, in a separate email, on Facebook, by carrier pigeon, smoke signals, etc., you must respond to the email in order to be on the snowshoe loaner list. Ultimately, all racers are responsible for having snowshoes at the race. In the same way that we cannot provide running shoes for everyone, we can’t be expected to provide snowshoes. We do our best to accommodate everyone, but having the proper gear is the racer’s responsibility. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

PLEASE NOTE: Parking at Bradbury Mountain State Park is very limited, and we encourage carpooling to the races whenever possible. Thank you

FMI: trailmonsterrunning.com/bradburysnow

Feb
16
Fri
Starlight Cross-Country Ski Tour @ Fogg Farm
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Starlight Cross-Country Ski Tour @ Fogg Farm | Freeport | Maine | United States

By the light of the evening sky, escape into the tranquil, snow-covered landscape on this relaxing Starlight Cross-Country Ski Tour. You’ll begin the evening with a step-by-step introduction to the basic techniques for enjoying this invigorating aerobic activity. Our expert instructors will teach you how to stride, pole and turn, plus give you friendly advice and tips on navigating different types of terrain.

You’ll then practice what you’ve learned on a three-hour guided ski excursion at L.L.Bean’s private, groomed facility. Along the way, your guides will share their knowledge of the wildlife that thrives in this winter environment. After enjoying the scenery and refreshing winter air, you’ll be treated to rich hot cocoa and some tasty snacks. We’ll also provide all the necessary cross-country ski equipment for this exceptional adventure.

Please note this tour is weather dependent.

FMI: www.llbean.com

Feb
17
Sat
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sunday River @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride
Feb 17 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sunday River @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride | Portland | Maine | United States

Mainely Ski & Ride is a day-trip service based in Portland Maine where skiers and snowboarders can enjoy a day on the mountain without worrying about the drive home at the end of a long day.

Packages include round-trip transportation on a coach bus, full-day lift ticket, coffee/bagels/movie and new friends for the ride!

Fit Maine checked it out last year: Get a ride to Sunday River or Sugarloaf (and a lift ticket) with Mainely Ski & Ride

There are trips scheduled for Sunday River and Sugarloaf. Check the complete calendar for all the trips and more info: www.mainelyskiandride.com

Winter Carnival @ Gilsland Farm
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Winter Carnival @ Gilsland Farm | Falmouth | Maine | United States

Join us in celebrating winter and learning about wildlife with indoor and outdoor fun, including:

Snow science and art
Winter wildlife touch table
Scavenger hunt
Giant snow shelter
Facepainting
Tracking activities
Snowshoe rentals
Food from The Marshmallow Cart and Mashed in Maine
music with Matt Loosigian
and more!

FMI: maineaudubon.coursestorm.com/course/winter-carnival?sort=date&page=3

Feb
18
Sun
2-Hut Guided Ski Adventure with Maine Huts & Trails @ Grand Falls Hut > Flagstaff Hut
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm

Gear up for a three-day, two-night hut-to-hut adventure. Let a Registered Maine Guide lead you along some of our most scenic backcountry trails on the way to Grand Falls Hut for the first night. Experience the stunning views along the Dead River and Flagstaff Lake on the way to Flagstaff Hut, where you’ll spend your second night. Delicious meals, hot showers, crackling woodstoves and friendly people await you at each hut.

3-Day/2-Night @ 2 Huts (Grand Falls Hut > Flagstaff Hut)

Included
Two nights’ lodging in two different huts, all meals, three gear shuttles and guide for three days.

Pricing
Peak Pricing
Adult Youth (15 & under)
Members $465.50/person $341.50/person
Non-Members $493.50/person $355.50/person

Peak Dates: 12-Jan, 18-Feb

Value Pricing
Adult Youth (15 & under)
Members $389.50/person $303.50/person
Non-Members $409.50/person $313.50/person

Value Dates:
28-Jan, 14-Mar

FMI: mainehuts.org/trips/2-hut-guided-ski-adventure-grand-falls-flagstaff

Feb
23
Fri
Starlight Snowshoe Tour @ LL Bean Freeport
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Starlight Snowshoe Tour @ LL Bean Freeport | Freeport | Maine | United States

By the light of the evening sky, our expert instructors will lead you and your family on a unique outdoor excursion through the snow-covered landscape. They’ll give a brief demonstration of snowshoeing basics, then help you improve your technique on the easygoing terrain. Along the way, they’ll share their knowledge of the plants and wildlife that thrive in the winter environment. After enjoying the scenery and refreshing winter air, you’ll be treated to rich hot cocoa and some tasty snacks. We’ll also provide all the necessary snowshoeing equipment for this exceptional adventure.

Please note this tour is weather dependent.

FMI: www.llbean.com

Feb
24
Sat
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sugarloaf @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride
Feb 24 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sugarloaf @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride | Portland | Maine | United States

Mainely Ski & Ride is a day-trip service based in Portland Maine where skiers and snowboarders can enjoy a day on the mountain without worrying about the drive home at the end of a long day.

Packages include round-trip transportation on a coach bus, full-day lift ticket, coffee/bagels/movie and new friends for the ride!

Fit Maine checked it out last year: Get a ride to Sunday River or Sugarloaf (and a lift ticket) with Mainely Ski & Ride

There are trips scheduled for Sunday River and Sugarloaf. Check the complete calendar for all the trips and more info: www.mainelyskiandride.com

Ice Climb, Snowshoe & Soak Adventure @ Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Ice Climb, Snowshoe & Soak Adventure @ Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School  | Bar Harbor | Maine | United States

Join Maine Yoga Adventures and Acadia Mountain Guides for ice climbing and a snowshoe hike in Acadia National Park. MYA will serve up yummy vegetarian food, offer up deep yoga stretches, and hot tub soaking!

Our adventure will begin in Bar Harbor for a round of ice climbing and snowshoeing with the exceptional Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School who deliver professional, state-of-the-art instruction by highly skilled and very fun guides.

Adventurers will have challenging and satisfying full day of outdoor explorations. The guides will tailor our climbing experience to our level. Beginners welcome!

We’ll follow up ice climbing with a snowshoe hike which was a blast last year! Acadia Mountain Guides took us up Dorr Mountain with gorgeous views up top and at the base. Fingers crossed for piles and piles of snow!

No worries about gear, Acadia Mountain Guides provide Double Boots, Crampons/Micro Spikes, Technical Ice Axes, Harness, Helmet, and anything else you could possibly need to make the bliss of ice climbing happen.

Post climb adventurers will head back to Alpenglow in downtown Bar Harbor for super yummy hot vegetarian soup and leg stretching happiness. We’ll have plenty of space on nice wood floors with the store emptied out til spring.

With bellies full, we’ll head off for a luxurious soak in the hot tub at Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center. AO is a wonderful location overlooking the water. We’ll spend plenty of time warming up and relaxing!

Cost: $185. Please register online at maineyogaadventures.com or call 207-299-0082.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/319971778480594

Mar
3
Sat
Starlight Snowshoe Tour @ LL Bean Freeport
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Starlight Snowshoe Tour @ LL Bean Freeport | Freeport | Maine | United States

By the light of the evening sky, our expert instructors will lead you and your family on a unique outdoor excursion through the snow-covered landscape. They’ll give a brief demonstration of snowshoeing basics, then help you improve your technique on the easygoing terrain. Along the way, they’ll share their knowledge of the plants and wildlife that thrive in the winter environment. After enjoying the scenery and refreshing winter air, you’ll be treated to rich hot cocoa and some tasty snacks. We’ll also provide all the necessary snowshoeing equipment for this exceptional adventure.

Please note this tour is weather dependent.

FMI: www.llbean.com

Mar
4
Sun
Bradbury Mountain Snowshoe Series @ Bradbury Mountain
Mar 4 @ 11:00 am
Bradbury Mountain Snowshoe Series @ Bradbury Mountain | Pownal | Maine | United States

Trail Monster Running is proud to host the Bradbury Mountain Snowshoe Series at Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal, Maine. The Bradbury Mountain Snowshoe Series test racers on three separate courses circling and climbing Bradbury Mountain in all manner of snow conditions. We hope to see you this winter.

2018 SCHEDULE
All races start at 11:00am.

Bradbury Squall, 3 miles – Sunday, January 21

Bradbury White Out, 4 miles – Sunday, February 11

Bradbury Blizzard, 5 miles – Sunday, March 4

Race and snow condition updates will be available on our FACEBOOK page.

Thanks to Dion Snowshoes for providing a limited number of loaner snowshoes for all our races. Snowshoes will be available on a first come first serve basis to registered racers. An email will be sent to registered racers a week before each race to announce snowshoe availability. You must be registered to reserve snowshoes. Even if you have previously requested snowshoes on your registration form, in a separate email, on Facebook, by carrier pigeon, smoke signals, etc., you must respond to the email in order to be on the snowshoe loaner list. Ultimately, all racers are responsible for having snowshoes at the race. In the same way that we cannot provide running shoes for everyone, we can’t be expected to provide snowshoes. We do our best to accommodate everyone, but having the proper gear is the racer’s responsibility. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

PLEASE NOTE: Parking at Bradbury Mountain State Park is very limited, and we encourage carpooling to the races whenever possible. Thank you

FMI: trailmonsterrunning.com/bradburysnow

Mar
10
Sat
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sunday River @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride
Mar 10 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sunday River @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride | Portland | Maine | United States

Mainely Ski & Ride is a day-trip service based in Portland Maine where skiers and snowboarders can enjoy a day on the mountain without worrying about the drive home at the end of a long day.

Packages include round-trip transportation on a coach bus, full-day lift ticket, coffee/bagels/movie and new friends for the ride!

Fit Maine checked it out last year: Get a ride to Sunday River or Sugarloaf (and a lift ticket) with Mainely Ski & Ride

There are trips scheduled for Sunday River and Sugarloaf. Check the complete calendar for all the trips and more info: www.mainelyskiandride.com

The Mattress Race @ Shawnee Peak
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm
The Mattress Race @ Shawnee Peak | Bridgton | Maine | United States

Get out your old, beat up mattress and put it to good use! Design and decorate your old twin, full, double, queen or king, race it down our course and you’ll be eligible for a great prize!

The Fastest Mattress will win an overnight stay in the Pleasant Mountain Yurt or Cabin.

There is also Shawnee Peak loged prizes for the best, most uniquely-decorated mattress. This years theme is “80 years of Shawnee Peak”

The race course will be set up on the Main Slope. Register from 9am-Noon in Guest Services. The Race is at 1pm. All Race participants must have a lift ticket or season pass, valid that day. Kids 17 and under MUST have a parent’s signature on a Shawnee Peak Liability Release form to participate. No air mattresses, no waterbeds. You may bring a tarp or something flat and slippery to slide on, but no skis or anything that will elevate your mattress. 4-person maximum riding the sled.

If you wish, Shawnee Peak will dispose of your mattress for you after the race in the most environmentally-sensitive manner possible.

FMI: https://www.shawneepeak.com/mountain/shawnee-peak-events/35/

Starlight Cross-Country Ski Tour @ Fogg Farm
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Starlight Cross-Country Ski Tour @ Fogg Farm | Freeport | Maine | United States

By the light of the evening sky, escape into the tranquil, snow-covered landscape on this relaxing Starlight Cross-Country Ski Tour. You’ll begin the evening with a step-by-step introduction to the basic techniques for enjoying this invigorating aerobic activity. Our expert instructors will teach you how to stride, pole and turn, plus give you friendly advice and tips on navigating different types of terrain.

You’ll then practice what you’ve learned on a three-hour guided ski excursion at L.L.Bean’s private, groomed facility. Along the way, your guides will share their knowledge of the wildlife that thrives in this winter environment. After enjoying the scenery and refreshing winter air, you’ll be treated to rich hot cocoa and some tasty snacks. We’ll also provide all the necessary cross-country ski equipment for this exceptional adventure.

Please note this tour is weather dependent.

FMI: www.llbean.com

Mar
14
Wed
2-Hut Guided Ski Adventure with Maine Huts & Trails @ Grand Falls Hut > Flagstaff Hut
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm

Gear up for a three-day, two-night hut-to-hut adventure. Let a Registered Maine Guide lead you along some of our most scenic backcountry trails on the way to Grand Falls Hut for the first night. Experience the stunning views along the Dead River and Flagstaff Lake on the way to Flagstaff Hut, where you’ll spend your second night. Delicious meals, hot showers, crackling woodstoves and friendly people await you at each hut.

3-Day/2-Night @ 2 Huts (Grand Falls Hut > Flagstaff Hut)

Included
Two nights’ lodging in two different huts, all meals, three gear shuttles and guide for three days.

Pricing
Peak Pricing
Adult Youth (15 & under)
Members $465.50/person $341.50/person
Non-Members $493.50/person $355.50/person

Peak Dates: 12-Jan, 18-Feb

Value Pricing
Adult Youth (15 & under)
Members $389.50/person $303.50/person
Non-Members $409.50/person $313.50/person

Value Dates:
28-Jan, 14-Mar

FMI: mainehuts.org/trips/2-hut-guided-ski-adventure-grand-falls-flagstaff

Mar
17
Sat
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sugarloaf @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride
Mar 17 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sugarloaf @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride | Portland | Maine | United States

Mainely Ski & Ride is a day-trip service based in Portland Maine where skiers and snowboarders can enjoy a day on the mountain without worrying about the drive home at the end of a long day.

Packages include round-trip transportation on a coach bus, full-day lift ticket, coffee/bagels/movie and new friends for the ride!

Fit Maine checked it out last year: Get a ride to Sunday River or Sugarloaf (and a lift ticket) with Mainely Ski & Ride

There are trips scheduled for Sunday River and Sugarloaf. Check the complete calendar for all the trips and more info: www.mainelyskiandride.com

Mar
24
Sat
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sugarloaf @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride
Mar 24 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
Mainely Ski & Ride: Sugarloaf @ Bus leaves from Park and Ride | Portland | Maine | United States

Mainely Ski & Ride is a day-trip service based in Portland Maine where skiers and snowboarders can enjoy a day on the mountain without worrying about the drive home at the end of a long day.

Packages include round-trip transportation on a coach bus, full-day lift ticket, coffee/bagels/movie and new friends for the ride!

Fit Maine checked it out last year: Get a ride to Sunday River or Sugarloaf (and a lift ticket) with Mainely Ski & Ride

There are trips scheduled for Sunday River and Sugarloaf. Check the complete calendar for all the trips and more info: www.mainelyskiandride.com