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Favorite Places to Ski in Maine @ 93 Main Coffee Shop
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Favorite Places to Ski in Maine @ 93 Main Coffee Shop

Winter is my favorite time of year. I love the snow crystals as they sparkle in the sun, I love patterns and colors of the ice as the winter freeze takes hold of our lakes, waterways and forests and I love the silent beauty after a storm when the world is sleeping. You can learn to love winter. It’s about learning to embrace the beauty of the season. The hustle and bustle of summer has ended and the holiday extravagance season is over.

On Wednesday January 9th at 6:30pm I will be giving a presentation for the Sebasticook Regional Land Trust on my favorite places to ski and snowshoe in Maine. From walking out your backdoor to a more adventurous journey to Baxter State Park winter offers something for all fitness levels.

Learning to embrace the winter is key to living a fulfilling and healthful life in the North East.

$5.00 donation to Sebasticook Regional Land Trust suggested.

Women’s Winter Weekend @ Frost Mountain Yurts
Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm – Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm
Women's Winter Weekend @ Frost Mountain Yurts

Spend a cozy weekend nestled in the Maine woods. I can’t imagine a more wonderful place to spend a winter weekend. Warm accomodations, great company, fantastic food, beautiful scenery and amazing skiing. All trails leave directly from our front door with many options for all comfort levels. Spend the day in a winter wonderland. At night star gazing and an outdoor fire will warm your heart and soul. Space is limited to five guests. Please register early to reserve your spot!

Ice & Snow Weekend Adventure @ Mahoosuc Mountain Lodge
Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm – Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm
Ice & Snow Weekend Adventure @ Mahoosuc Mountain Lodge | Newry | Maine | United States

Come together for a wintertime frolic with Acadia Mountain Guides & MYA! We’ll spend the weekend opting outside for ice climbing, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing with sweet accommodations at Mahoosuc Mountain Lodge.

The adventure will begin at the traditional New England timberframe lodge in the beautiful Bear River Valley of Newry. One mile from Grafton Notch State Park, the Mahoosuc Mountain Lodge views are dominated by the 3500-4000′ peaks of the Mahoosuc Range.

Adventurers will enjoy plenty of hearty, healthy vegetarian food and yoga practices to help maximize outdoor fun. Everyone will share cozy bunk room lodging and MYA trip leaders will be working their magic in the large kitchen area serving up tasty breakfasts and dinners.

A challenging and satisfyingly full weekend of outdoor explorations is in store for adventurers. Acadia Mountain Guides will help guide us through ice climbing, snowshoeing, and possibly cross-country skiing as well. AMG always delivers professional, state-of-the-art instruction by highly skilled and very fun guides.

The guides will tailor our climbing experience to our level. Beginners welcome! 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.

We’ll follow up ice climbing with snowshoe hiking which is always wicked fun in such a gorgeous locale. Fingers crossed for piles and piles of snow! If you don’t have snowshoes, the guides will provide them. If you have cross-country skis, bring them, if conditions are good we’ll definitely hit the trails. If you don’t have skis, MYA will help rent them.

Yoga practices will definitely happen throughout the weekend and the food will be healthy, delicious and vegetarian!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity in the gorgeous White Mountains of NH with awesome guides playing in the ice & snow…

Cost: $450 early birds; $475 after Dec 31. Please register online at or call 207-299-0082.

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Northwoods Winter Weekend @ Moosehead Lake
Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm – Mar 10 @ 3:00 pm
Northwoods Winter Weekend @ Moosehead Lake

March is the perfect winter month! Daylight has started to return, the temperatures are reasonable and we have a lot of snow! Our winter weekend will take us to Rockwood Maine where we still stay in a rustic cabin on Moosehead Lake. We will be skiing on groomed trails and have the option (conditions permitting) to ski over to Kineo and ski around the base (or maybe hike to the top). Arrival time is 4:00pm on Friday…in time for dinner and perhaps a nighttime ski or snowshoe. All meals and accomodations are included. Designed for beginners and intermediate skiers.