Cross-country Ski & Snowshoe in Maine

Join us for winter break in spectacular Maine wilderness! XC ski or show-shoe between sporting camps with cozy bunkhouses; XC-ski, snowshoe, ice-skate, dog-sled or winter hike from your front door. Relax in the wood-fired sauna, read by the wood stove. See moose, deer, red fox or their signs in the snow. Gear is shuttled so you travel with only a day-pack. Families may apply.

Escape to the tranquility of mountain lakes, flowing rivers, and spectacular waterfalls in the heart of an untouched Maine wilderness. With Portland, Maine as a base, shuttle to and XC ski or snowshoe between traditional Maine sporting camps coordinated by Appalachian Mountain Club. Stay at each camp for 1 to 3 nights to enjoy XC skiing and snow shoeing on groomed trails rated from moderate to strenuous radiating from each camp, and explore local points of interest including Gulf Hagas, the Grand Canyon of Maine.  After a day of activity, relax in the wood-fired sauna or wash away sore muscles in a hot shower before a wonderful bountiful dinner.  Then retire to your cabin or bunk house to sit beside the wood stove and read before retiring.  Distances are.5-8.6 miles between lodges.  Gear is shuttled so you only need a day pack.  

  • Suitable Activities: Cross-country Skiing, Global Adventures, Snowshoeing
  • Seasons: January, February, March, April, December
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Easy/Moderate, *Varies*
  • Length: 22.9 mi
  • Land Manager: Global Adventures
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Recommended Party Size: 10
  • Maximum Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 12
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