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
Posted Dec 19, 2017 by Anonymous
Look who has joined us for the winter season! We are excited to have such a great group of people taking care of our guests and huts. This year we decided to ask a... Read More
Posted Nov 21, 2017 by Anonymous
It is November in Maine and as much as we love living here, this time of year may take some time to adjust to. With colder days and holiday festivities we thought this would be the perfect time to share some ways to minimize stress....all while keeping a smile on your face.
To learn more about the best ways to de-stress over the holidays and still have fun, we reached out to Dr. Megan Britton from Belfast,... Read More
Posted Oct 18, 2017 by Anonymous
Our dedicated volunteers and MH&T crew put in a ton of work during our Volunteer Weekend 10/14-15/2017. Here are some statistics from our beloved trail manager Savannah:
Built 4’x4’x5’ flood-proof, rock-filled cribbing abutments for a footbridge on the Falls Trail off the Dead River.
Quarried all rock on site to fill the cribbing (3/4 ton).
Relocated existing 30’ native-timber footbridge to new... Read More
Posted Oct 05, 2017 by Anonymous
Fall in New England is the perfect time to get outside to enjoy the cooler weather and colorful views. It is also the time when we start thinking about how to keep cozy warm when the snow starts to fly.
One way we start winter preparations here at Maine Huts & Trails is getting wood ready to feed our... Read More
Posted Jul 06, 2017 by Anonymous
It’s true: finding work/life balance might be a little easier here in the mountains of Maine than almost anywhere else. We know we’re lucky, but our laid back mountain lifestyle isn’t always as effortless as it looks. Sure, we have unlimited access to some of the best hiking, mountain biking, and paddling on the East Coast. And yes, our winters are basically a montage of powder shots, micro brews, and... Read More
Posted Jul 01, 2017 by Anonymous
Summer in Western Maine is all about adventure. Whether hiking up Bigelow Mountain, paddling the Dead River, or biking the sweet single-track in Carrabassett Valley, folks around here know how to have a good time, and aren’t afraid to break a sweat doing it. We also know that no adventure is complete without cracking into an ice cold brew once you’ve reached your mountain top… or your Adirondack chair.
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Posted Jun 22, 2017 by Anonymous
You might have noticed that over the past few months, ‘tick danger’ stories have been showing up in news feeds more often than your second cousin’s miracle triplets. And rightfully so- according to the Center for Disease Control, tick borne illnesses like Lyme are on the rise across the country... Read More
Posted Jun 06, 2017 by Anonymous
Summer 2017 brings new adventures and new faces to Maine Huts & Trails! When you come to the huts, you'll be greeted by a diverse group of young adventurers- some who've traveled the world, and some who've been exploring the mountains of western Maine all their lives. They're excited to be living and working off-the-grid, and look forward to welcoming you to Maine Huts & Trails.
Stratton... Read More
Posted May 22, 2017 by Anonymous
Spring Pea & Mint Soup (Vegan, GF)
This is one of our most popular summer soups. It tastes as bright and fresh as it looks, and is the perfect fuel for a brisk hike to the nearest waterfall. Look for it on the lunch menu all summer!
1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 medium white onion, chopped
½ clove garlic, chopped
1 tsp veggie bouillon
3 1/4... Read More