Shoot the rapids! Big fun on Maine's raging rivers.

Whitewater rafting’s one of those things that, to a lot of people, seems at first glance a questionable notion. It’s like skydiving. What’s the old line about skydiving? ”Why jump out of a perfectly good airplane?” It’s a little like that, with rapids and boulders. But…

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The hidden backcountry: exploring Maine by track and tread

A lot gets written about outdoor opportunities here. The hunting. The fishing. The camping, hiking and boating. Come winter, though, the fervor slows a little. The rush of activity wanes, lakes and streams get more lonely, and mountain peaks become barren, visited by nary but the most sturdy souls. It’…

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