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Posted Aug 12, 2015

KINGFIELD, Maine - A Maine Huts & Trails adventure is a one-of-a-kind New England experience and is a great way for people with all ability levels to enjoy the backwoods experience of the western mountains of Maine with confidence. It is the perfect opportunity to experience an authentic backcountry adventure, but also caters to guests with select amenities that make their experience in the woods more comfortable...

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Posted Jul 14, 2015

KINGFIELD, Maine - Maine Huts & Trails will be hosting the first annual Brews & Views Beer Pairing Dinner at the Stratton Brook Hut on Saturday, Aug 1. A master brewer from Baxter Brewing Co. will be on hand to guide guests through this unique culinary experience.

Offering 360-degree views of Carrabassett Valley, Sugarloaf and the Bigelow Range, the Stratton Brook Hut will be host to local chef Jarod...

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Posted Jun 30, 2015

KINGFIELD, Maine - Celebrate the start of the summer season with Maine Huts & Trails on July 11 at their Summer Kick-Off Trail Work Day and pig roast. In conjunction with the Carrabassett Region New England Mountain Biking Association (CR NEMBA), Maine Huts & Trails will have a number of hut and trail maintenance projects that they need help with.

Interested volunteers are encouraged to bring their...

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Media Visits

Story Ideas

  • Unique fall foliage getaways pitched to the travel section of a major daily newspaper like USA Today or The Wall Street Journal
  • A “review” of the food service at one or more of the huts, similar to a restaurant review, pitched to a Maine daily newspaper or magazine; include a favorite camp recipe with the pitch
  • A feature on the off-grid power system pitched to a green- or renewable energy-focused magazine
  • Partnering with a local birding expert and/or member of the local Audubon Society to take a journalist from a birding magazine on a bird watching trip on the trail and including a stay at one of the huts
  • A feature on New Year’s Eve at one of the huts pitched to a Maine or New England lifestyle magazine
  • A feature on camping for seniors (appealing to those who used to tent camp but don’t want to do it any more) targeted at AARP the Magazine
  • A feature on staying at the Grand Falls hut and fishing the Dead River pitched to an angling magazine
  • A feature on the educational programming at the huts targeted at a parenting publication
  • A feature on the importance of getting your kids back to nature (with Maine Huts & Trails as a piece of this) pitched to a parenting publication
  • A feature on unique places to stay in New England (or nationally), with Maine Huts & Trails being one of these places, pitched to the travel section of a daily newspaper
  • A girls’ getaway weekend feature targeted at a women’s magazine or blog
  • A field trip ideas feature pitched to a magazine or newsletter targeted at New England teachers
  • A feature on hiking hut to hut, chronicling a writer who actually does it and tries different activities along the way, pitched to an outdoor magazine or men’s magazine
  • A feature on Thanksgiving at the huts pitched to an outdoor magazine (we realize this has already been covered but feel other publications would still be interested)
  • A feature on a Maine Huts & Trails guided tour pitched to a travel magazine
  • A “best vacations for fitness nuts” feature pitched to a fitness magazine or a Boston daily newspaper
  • Best summer getaways for families pitched to a New York lifestyle magazine or daily newspaper
  • A feature on unique work retreats pitched to Mainebiz
  • A feature on snow running at Maine Huts & Trails pitched to a fitness or outdoor magazine
  • Best vacations for busy executives pitched to a Boston business publication

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Below are a number of images available for use in stories, publications or other promotion of Maine Huts & Trails. Feel free to download photos but please provide us with photo credit: Photo courtesy of Maine Huts & Trails