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Hike Along the Bull Branch in Newry

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The Bull Branch runs through the Mahoosuc Public Reserve Land in Newry, Maine. Linda, Bob and I bushwhacked along the river which was full of strong water runoff from the spring melt. It was a warm spring afternoon before the … Continue reading

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Dunn’s Notch and Lower Falls

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Dunn’s Notch is a secluded place east of Grafton Notch, crossed mostly by through-hikers on the Appalachian Trail. Linda, Bob and I hiked to the falls by bushwhacking up the West Branch of the Ellis River from the East B … Continue reading

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Hamilton Audubon Sanctuary

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The Hamilton Audubon Sanctuary in West Bath, Maine, is on a peninsula that lies between the New Meadows River and Back Cove. Map The wet snow still covers the trails, but the river and bay are free of ice. Bufflehead … Continue reading

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In Search of a Mountain

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Since I cleared some trees from my front yard last summer I have been able to see mountains in the distant horizon to the east. They are in the Camden hills, and I think the one I see most is … Continue reading

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Vaughan Woods in Hallowell

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Vaughan Woods in Hallowell, Maine, has trails through the large old growth forest and open fields. A ravine runs through the forest with a stream that is crossed by a stone bridge. In the fall I come here to look … Continue reading

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Snow Shoeing along Casco Bay

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This afternoon I hiked the trails at Wolf’s Neck State Park in Freeport, Maine. The Casco Bay trail runs along the bay that is frozen across to Fying Point. The sun was shining and it was creating shadows on the … Continue reading

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Pott’s Point and Lookout Point on Harpswell Neck

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Pott’s Point is at the far end of Harpswell Neck. At low tide the seaweed and rocks were covered with ice. It was a cold and windy afternoon walking on the frozen expanse of low-tide shoreline. The two near-shore islands … Continue reading

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Morse Mountain and Seawall Beach

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This afternoon I hiked into Seawall Beach, over Morse Mountain, in Phippsburg. From the top of Morse Mountain I could see the snow covered range of the Presidential Mountains in New Hampshire. I could see the Morse River which flows … Continue reading

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Reid State Park after Winter Storm

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The surf was high along the beach after the Northeaster passed through the day before. Several men were surfing at the far end of the beach. The sky was a bright, clear blue. The wind blew the tops of the … Continue reading

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Cathance River Falls in Winter 2015

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The Cathance River in Topsham, Maine, flows through a series of falls in the preserve at The Highlands. In the winter many wonderful ice crystals are formed along the shoreline and over the rocks. They are shaped by the flow … Continue reading

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