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Allagash Wilderness Waterway

Into the Wild(ish)

The Allagash Wilderness Waterway is one of the country’s more remarkable experiments in wilderness preservation — and one of its classic river trips. Today, with the number of paddlers at a 30-year-low, a trip along the Allagash is as quiet and sublime as ever.

Stranded, Diane Cowan, Down East Magazine

Stranded

A brutal winter tests an icebound scientist’s survival skills — and her capacity for solitude.

Sea Smoke, Owls Head Harbor, Maine

Smoke on the Water

Cold air flowing over a warmer sea gives rise to Maine’s rarest — and most beautiful — type of fog. By Kim Ridley ’ve…