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Wicked Maine Outdoor Fest
June 15, 2019 at the Cumberland Fairgrounds
Celebrate all things outdoors with hands-on activities like ax-throwing, fly fishing, archery, and more. Plus tons of vendors, live music, food trucks, and beer/wine!
More info + tickets: www.wickedmaineoutdoorfest.com

Jun
21
Fri
Summer Solstice Hike @ Bald Pate Mountain
Jun 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

June 21, 2019 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bald Pate Mountain

Join us for the annual Summer Solstice Hike up the Bob Chase Trail at Bald Pate Mountain. Meet at the main parking area off of Rt 107 at 5:00 PM. This annual trek has been a Loon Echo tradition for 20 years. It’s a fun way to welcome summer’s arrival and remember one of Loon Echo’s founders, Bob Chase! Feel free to share music, poems or stories that embody the spirit of the day. Sturdy hiking boots or shoes, water and snacks are always encouraged. Approximately 2 hours. Easy to moderate

FMI: http://www.loonecholandtrust.org/events/?mc_id=187

Sep
14
Sat
Norway Savings Bank Loon Echo Trek @ Shawnee Peak
Sep 14 @ 7:30 am
Norway Savings Bank Loon Echo Trek @ Shawnee Peak | Bridgton | Maine | United States

Join us for the 19th annual Loon Echo Trek, presented by Norway Savings Bank! Hike or run from Denmark to Bridgton over Pleasant Mountain, Southern Maine’s tallest Mountain at 2,006′. All proceeds from this event support Loon Echo Land Trust’s conservation efforts in the Lake Region.

The Details
-Registration and bib pick-up will occur at the Shawnee Peak Base Lodge.
-Plenty of parking is available for trekkers and their families!
-Trekkers can start their run/hike at any time between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM.
-Shuttles will take hikers and runners to the Southwest Ridge Trail summit parking area from Shawnee Peak every 20-30 minutes.
-Trekkers finish at Shawnee Peak Base Lodge where they are greeted with food! And beer! (cost included in registration for Trekkers). Additional meals may be purchased for family members and friends for $15.
-First 70 registrants receive a free t-shirt

The Route
Check-in at Shawnee Peak Maine base lodge
Shuttle to Southwest Ridge Trail head
Hike up Southwest Ridge Trail to Southwest Summit
Continue to Main Summit
Continue on Bald Peak Trail to Shawnee Summit
Return to Shawnee Peak Base Lodge via “The Main”
Eat food, drink beer, get prizes!!

Three rest stops along the trail provide encouragement and snacks to Trekkers.

Entry Fees:
Adult Hike – $50
Youth Hike – $35
Adult Run – $50

For more information visit www.lelt.org/trek!

FMI: https://www.facebook.com/events/2210275749015959/