Trekking on Rawhide
Modern snowshoers revive an age-old Maine tradition. By Robert Deis.
Walter York of Caratunk
A master snowshoe maker tells all.
If the Shoe Fits
What to look for in buying snowshoes.
Harvesting Firewood, A New Winter Sport?
Today’s recreation was yesterday’s character-building toil. By K.W. Carter.
Between the Tides in Winter
An ‘inspector general” reviews the intertidal zone. By Dale Rex Coman.
Have Pack, Will Travel
Snow camping — a new sport for the fit and hardy. By Robert D. Eiseley.
A Doctor Who Couldn’t Say ‘No’
Harrison Hunt was prepared to answer any call. By Ruth Hunt Thompson.
Maine — We’re Open All Year!
A special 16-page guide to enjoying winter in Maine.
Room With A View
A good guest just comes along, adapts comfortably to an indolent and uneventful way of life, respects the fragility of the island ecology, and is quite content to take a book and a cup of coffee and slink off to some sunny rock for a few hours reading. By Caskie Stinnett.
Traveling Down East
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Down East Bookshelf
Ida: A Happy Life in the Maine Backwoods by Ardelle “Ida” Allen
Baxter State Park Not Meant for Snowmobiles
Shipping Out as an ‘Ordinary’
Cover: “Winter Racing in Canaan” (19″ x 26″), watercolor by Paul Sample (1896-1974). During his long career,’Mr. Sample painted throughout New England and in Spain. This month’s eover winter depicis an old-time sulky race on a winter day in inland Maine and is from the collection of the William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Rockland.