Winter Trails: Maine Guide Book

by Marty Basch (The Globe Pequot Press)
Winter Trails Maine  by Marty Basch

166pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762705566

Designed for all levels, from consummate winter recreational skiers and snowshoers to beginners and families, this is a guide to 40 of the best winter trails across Maine for cross-country skiing & snowshoeing. Each outing is described in detail including info on landscape, distance, difficulty, surface, elevation and more. Also covers equipment, clothing, safety, navigation, and etiquette for those new to these winter sports.

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Trails from the "Winter Trails: Maine" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 66.
... Preview: The twin rounded peaks of South and North Bubbles rim the long and lovely Jordan Pond. From a vantage point high up the side of a mountain, gaze out to unobstructed views of Somes Sound. Cross seven s ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Bar Harbor, ME - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 11
... Preview: The setting is classic New England: Ski through the quiet and shelter of a snow-laden old-growth pine forest. Come upon a clearing where a weather-beaten covered bridge spans a frigid rushing river. ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Bethel, ME - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: They say that location is everything. That’s why Bald Mountain is a small mountain that hands out a big adventure. The 2,443-foot mountain is on some prime public real estate, sandwiched between Range ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Oquossoc, ME - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Just shy of a mile high, Mount Katahdin dominates the landscape of the more than 200,000 acres in Baxter State Park. About 175 miles of trails exist within the park, along with forty six peaks and rid ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Millinocket, ME - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Just shy of a mile high, Mount Katahdin dominates the landscape of the more than 200,000 acres in Baxter State Park. About 175 miles of trails exist within the park, along with forty six peaks and rid ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Millinocket, ME - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Native brook trout live in the two ponds at Little Lyford Pond Camps and Lodge. Maybe along the trails you’ll spot the tracks of moose, deer, or fisher cats. At night, off in the distance, perhaps hea ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Greenville, ME - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: Native brook trout live in the two ponds at Little Lyford Pond Camps and Lodge. Maybe along the trails you’ll spot the tracks of moose, deer, or fisher cats. At night, off in the distance, perhaps hea ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Greenville, ME - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: A jewel of a mountain, remote Sugarloaf is the second-highest mountain in Maine. Though the ‘Loaf in winter is primarily associated with downhill skiing and snowboarding, the 60-mile network of cross- ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Carrabassett Valley, ME - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 6.1
... Preview: A jewel of a mountain, remote Sugarloaf is the second-highest mountain in Maine. Though the ‘Loaf in winter is primarily associated with downhill skiing and snowboarding, the 60-mile network of cross- ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Carrabassett Valley, ME - Cross-Country Skiing,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 6.1
... Preview: As snowmobling grew in the area, skiers began looking for their own trails to ski. In 1989, a group of skiers made a small out-and-back trail on land off Route 16. From there, they approached the town ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Rangeley, ME - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: Moose in the roads and moose mounted on walls are intertwined with the rugged and brawny character of Rangeley. This western Maine community is the gateway to winter recreation. Though snowmobilers ar ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Rangeley, ME - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: Bethel is home to four cross-country ski areas, serving up miles of varied terrain along rivers, on valley floors, and into hills. Throw in the groomed trails of the local high school, Telstar, and a ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Bethel, ME - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Bethel is home to four cross-country ski areas, serving up miles of varied terrain along rivers, on valley floors, and into hills. Throw in the groomed trails of the local high school, Telstar, and a ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Bethel, ME - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Want easy? Think Douglas Mountain. Want views that stretch to the White Mountains, Pleasant Mountain, and the Atlantic Ocean? Think Douglas Mountain on a clear day. Located west of Sebago Lake, tiny 1 ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Sebago, ME - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: Nearly 10.0 miles of trails run through the Tanglewood 4-H Camp and Learning Center’s Cross-Country Ski Area. The eight trails wind through the evergreen forest, leading down to the banks of the Black ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Lincolnville, ME - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: Nearly 10.0 miles of trails run through the Tanglewood 4-H Camp and Learning Center’s Cross-Country Ski Area. The eight trails wind through the evergreen forest, leading down to the banks of the Black ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Lincolnville, ME - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: Thanks to a Rockefeller, skiers and snowshoers now have about 50 miles of rustic carriages roads to glide around the mountains and lakes of Maine’s Acadia National Park. Philanthropist John D. Rockefe ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Bar Harbor, ME - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: Thanks to a Rockefeller, skiers and snowshoers now have about 50 miles of rustic carriages roads to glide around the mountains and lakes of Maine’s Acadia National Park. Philanthropist John D. Rockefe ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Bar Harbor, ME - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: From the picnic table at the scenic overlook on a flat spot on Farwell Mountain, life can be grand. Out in the distance, the Mahoosuc and Presidential Ranges stand at attention. Mount Washington, the ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Bethel, ME - Cross-Country Skiing - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: From the picnic table at the scenic overlook on a flat spot on Farwell Mountain, life can be grand. Out in the distance, the Mahoosuc and Presidential Ranges stand at attention. Mount Washington, the ... From the guidebook "Winter Trails: Maine"
Bethel, ME - Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 5