Ben Kimball

Stories

Behind the Bow Saw: AMC
Behind the Bow Saw: AMC
Maine is full of beautiful trail systems that provide access to amazing places! Behind every mile of trail there is a trail manager, whether professional or volunteer, working hard to ensure the trails are open for all to enjoy. Our ongoing series…
January 15, 2020
Make your New Years Resolution with MTF!
Make your New Years Resolution with MTF!
Happy New Year!   The new year may simply mean turning over another page of the calendar, but it can also signify starting fresh, examining your goals and making resolutions for the coming year. If you are looking to get…
January 1, 2020
Winter Wonders in Katahdin Woods and Waters
Winter Wonders in Katahdin Woods and Waters
“Wintery Mix” - that pleasant sounding euphemism for the rain-sleet-snow-ice that so often falls on the Maine coast. It was such weather that drove this snow-lover to spontaneously drive 3 hours north on a frigid (below-zero temps forecasted…
December 18, 2019
The County: A Cross-Country Ski Paradise
The County: A Cross-Country Ski Paradise
Early snow blanketing much of Maine can only mean one thing -- it is time to strap on the skinny skis and hit the trails! There are wonderful cross country ski trails across the state, but if you are looking for consistently fantastic conditions…
December 4, 2019
Behind the Bow Saw: Mahoosuc Pathways
Behind the Bow Saw: Mahoosuc Pathways
Maine is full of beautiful trail systems that provide access to amazing places! Behind every mile of trail there is a trail manager, whether professional or volunteer, working hard to ensure the trails are open for all to enjoy. At MTF Stories, we…
November 20, 2019
Above the Trees - 5 Maine Fire Tower Hikes
Above the Trees - 5 Maine Fire Tower Hikes
View from Deboullie Mountain, Photo credit: Bill Geller Trees are pretty important in Maine - so much so that our nickname is the “Pine Tree State” and our first flag featured a star and a tree. Trees are so important that in the early 20th…
November 5, 2019
Three Haunted Hikes for Halloween
Three Haunted Hikes for Halloween
It’s eerie season out in the Maine woods. The wind whistling through the leafless trees tends toward a haunting howl as the sun sets in the early evening. Sudden noises in the quiet woods cause hikers and bikers alike to beware - falling stick or…
October 30, 2019
Where to Begin: Introducing MTF Stories
Where to Begin: Introducing MTF Stories
Ten years and closing in on 1,000 trails! At Maine Trail Finder, we've been working with trail managers across the state for a decade to bring you the state's very best trail information. With mountain bike trails in Bethel, paddle trails near Baxter…
October 30, 2019
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