Posted Jul 16, 2019 by Chris
HUT STAFF FEATURE - Caily Wilbanks
By: C.L. DeLisle
(Photos by: Caily Wilbanks' Instagram)
For the second summer in a row, Caily Wilbanks packed her bags and left the bustle of New York City for the calmness and serenity of the vast Maine wilderness. Last summer, Caily worked as a... Read More
Posted Jul 09, 2019 by Chris
Several fishermen cast their flies into western Maine’s misnamed Dead River which – along with a 16-mile-long stretch of exciting white-water rafting – is known for outstanding catches of trout and salmon.Outdoor adventurers pedal mountain bikes over trails that traverse dense pine and white birch forests passing hikers who, like me, prefer to experience nature at a slower pace.
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Posted Jun 12, 2019 by Chris
Dear MH&T Community,
Maine Huts and Trails colleagues are hard at work preparing for the upcoming full-service summer/fall season that opens on June 21 at Stratton Brook and Flagstaff Huts. In preparation for opening, this week we are excited to welcome our Summer ’19 hut staff. These are the extraordinary individuals whose enthusiasm and hard work give our huts... Read More
Posted May 06, 2019 by Chris
The Best and Most Beautiful Hikes in Maine
Maine sits in the northeast of the USA and is blessed with miles of coastline, lots of conserved areas, and over a thousand miles of hiking trails. The dramatic beauty entices outdoor lovers and literally, more than 400 trails are on offer in the state. The not for profit... Read More
Posted May 31, 2018 by Anonymous
Colby College promotes interdisciplinary exploration by making sure students have the opportunity to explore their interests outside of the classroom. As a partner with Colby, Maine Huts & Trails helps to provide an opportunity to discover the skills and connections that are beneficial to the student's path.
This past January, Geology & Environmental Science student Eli, spent time in all 4 Huts... Read More
Posted Apr 17, 2018 by Anonymous
Posted Mar 21, 2018 by Anonymous
Let's talk coffee....oh sweet coffee. What would our mornings be without this incredible caffeinated beverage?
There are many ways to enjoy it and millions of different roasts. After a recent visit to Carrabassett Coffee, we found that roasting small batches and staying true to the 'bean' creates the most special brew of all... Read More
Posted Feb 08, 2018 by Anonymous
On a snowy weekend in January the creative folks from Maine the Way ventured up to Stratton Brook Hut for lunch. There happened to be a wind delay at Sugarloaf that day, so the trails were buzzing with adventurers. What struck Managing Editor; Christine's eye was how many methods of travel... Read More
Posted Jan 09, 2018 by Anonymous
Have you ever wondered who is out there grooming the trails? You are in luck, we would like to introduce you to 3 amazing people that keep our trails in top shape.
Savannah is our year-around Trail Manager and chainsaw wielding expert. In the winter she puts on her groomers helmet and hops on the snowmobile to smooth out the trails.
Posted Dec 26, 2017 by Anonymous
Dressing for cold temperatures may seem a bit intimidating, but fear not adventurers, with a little preparation, you can make your trip enjoyable (and warm).
The key to keeping warm on the trails is movement and staying as dry as possible. Whatever clothing you choose, layering helps regulate body temperatures and keeps clothing dry. When choosing your base (core) layer, think thin and... Read More