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Maine’s Nordic Skiing Heritage: 1870-Present, Freeport

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Guest Speaker: Scott Andrews, Ski Museum of Maine – Maine's Nordic Skiing Heritage: 1870-Present Cross-country skiing and jumping were Maine's first ski formats 146 years ago, and Nordic continues to be an important part of our state's ski scene today. The majority of Maine's Olympians have been Nordic skiers, coaches and officials. At the grassroots level, dozens of small Nordic ski clubs participate in racing, while many thousands of Mainers and visitors enjoy recreational cross-country skiing on hundreds of miles…

Gorman Chairback Lodge Ski Adventure, Greenville

February 4

The Gorman Chairback Lodge Ski Adventure Day Trip is one that will bring in miles of skiing through the Maine 100 mile wilderness. We will ski from the Winter Parking Lot to Gorman Chairback Lodge via the Gorman Lodge Trail covering 7.3 very scenic miles. Upon arriving at the lodge, we will tour the area first and then settle in at the lodge to enjoy our packed trail lunch. Sharing with others and even trading lunches will be allowed. After…

XC Ski, Snowshoe, or Hike the Sunrise Trail

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join East Coast Greenway Alliance, Frenchman Bay Conservancy, & Sunrise Trail Coalition for a great day on the snowy trail in celebration of Great Maine Outdoor Weekend! Meet at the Downeast Sunrise Trail parking lot on Railroad Siding Road, off Washington Junction Road in Ellsworth at 10:00 am. Refreshments to follow around a bonfire! If you are in need of skis, snowshoes, or poles, we are working on coordinating rentals. Contact Eileen at 422-2328 or eileen@frenchmanbay.org for gear reservation information.

Quarry Road Guided Ski Tour, Waterville

February 5

Quarry Road Ski Trails are located just two (2) miles from downtown Waterville. The trails provide outstanding opportunities for cross-country skiing on 6+ miles of world-class groomed Nordic ski trails. Their state-of-the-art snowmaking system ensures an early start to the ski season and reliable snow conditions all winter. Come join us in skiing all the trails Quarry Road. Nordic, skate and back country skis will all work on these trails. Call (207) 858-5500 to find out about timing and to…

Afternoon on the Eastern Trail, Biddeford

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Our goal is to enjoy a winter day in Maine out in the snow on the trail to explore nature at a leisurely pace. This activity is oriented for family groups and children are welcome. For newcomers to the ET we will give a brief history of the development of the trail and exciting plans to extend it southward. The trail is constructed on the old Eastern Railroad bed and it is relatively flat and easy going. Depending on the trail…

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