So you have probably heard us talk about our Cairn box... we discovered it in August, 2015, and we have been members ever since. It's definitely one of the best adventure subscription boxes out there. The best day of the month is the day our Cairn packages show up, and quite honestly we were just … Continue reading Get Cairn – Best Adventure Subscriptions – We are proud to be ambassadors
Our newest featured Adventurer is our dear friend Ethan Evans. Ethan is born and raised in Newburgh, ME Ethan is the co-founder of Openworld Outfitters, a veteran-owned outdoor brand and outfitter, who we adventure with often. He was featured in our Borestone Mountain post. You may have heard us post about their Pocket Blanket, which we … Continue reading Ethan Evans – co-founder, Openworld Outfitters
Hey - it's DD. Willow, Jess, Ali, Nick, Jamie and I united on a perfect fall day in late September to enjoy The Lost Kitchen, in Freedom, Maine. Willow was one of the lucky ones who got her message on The Lost Kitchen's voicemail right after midnight on April 1st and scored an in demand … Continue reading The Lost Kitchen
Precipice Trail is one of our favorite trails in Acadia National Park. It provides a nice thrill in a short hike. It starts ascending almost immediately, and you encounter rungs and ladders. The view was totally worth it. We got a little confused when we hit a cave - it almost appears as thought you … Continue reading Precipice Trail
Hey it's DD! I've been really looking forward to trying out the "new" Oriental Jade - they have recently renovated - and their Wednesday Night offering of Sushi Unlimited was just the thing to get me in the doors! I've been in for lunch and dinner while they were working on the renovations, so I … Continue reading Oriental Jade – Sushi Unlimited!
Hey! It's DD. Jess, Nick and I wanted to do something off the Main Island in Acadia (to avoid tourists in peak season), with a bit of a challenge and some views. We decided on Beech Cliffs to Beech Mountain, in Southwest Harbor! We parked at Echo Beach, which you need a park pass for, … Continue reading Beech Cliffs to Beech Mountain
Hey! It's DD. As you know I am working on hiking 35 mountains this year, and I am getting there, slowly. I had heard about Tunk Mountain for a while, and my friend Lindsey (who you probably remember from Borestone Mountain!) was totally down for the adventure. We decided to find the trailhead via Google … Continue reading Tunk Mountain Hike
Hey! It's DD. in 2016, I was recovering from a knee injury, so I wasn't event sure that I could hike Katahdin. We continued on planning our annual trip, regardless of the facts that the odds were against us - my knee was a mess, and the forecast called for 100% thunderstorms for the weekend. … Continue reading Saddle Trail – Katahdin
Hey guys it's DD!! Welcome to our new feature - FEATURED ADVENTURERS! There are so many rad people out there that are Maine Adventurers that we are lucky enough to know, we thought that you guys should know about them too, so we decided on a little Q & A session with some of the people … Continue reading Featured Adventurer – Holly Twining – Maine Yoga Adventures
Hey! It's DD. Last year, Jess, Willow and I went up to Baxter State Park on Thursday afternoon, looking for a short hike and some water before we set up camp for the weekend at Roaring Brook Campground. We had heard about Little and Big Niagara Falls, so we went to check them out! Side … Continue reading Little and Big Niagra Falls
Hey it's DD! We got the gang together one Monday night to chat about our upcoming Katahdin trip (we have 3 lean tos - about 14 people coming!) and we have sort of a tradition when planning this trip - Flight Night at Nocturnem Draft Haus! Nocturnem is a local bar started by a guy … Continue reading Nocturnem Draft Haus
Hey! it's DD. I am getting ready for Tough Mountain Challenge tomorrow, it's been a tradition of Willow and I for the past three years, and I am getting my packing list together and I thought HEY! People probably need to know this stuff 🙂 So I put together some things to bring and things … Continue reading Preparing for the Tough Mountain Challenge!