The holidays are finally over, as is our family month on the road. There's a lot to do around here, and a lot of good resources and experiences to share, so it's time to get on with it. A new feature of the blog is quotations from some of the outdoor books I've read over [...]
I just got back from 12 days on the road visiting relatives, and I'm out the door again tonight to help teach the Maine Wilderness Guides Organization winter guide training course. It runs today (Wednesday) through Saturday and takes place at Mahoosuc Guide Service and in the surrounding mountains. It's been a busy month.
Yesterday we got our first snowstorm of the year - 10 inches of dry powder. Tomorrow I'm going out tracking in the morning, looking to see who's been moving since the snow fell. Tracking in fresh snow is one of the joys of living in the north. Shoveling it is one of the curses. We've [...]