Category Archives: Field Notes

Purchase your Acadia National Park pass online for the first time

A view from near the top of Penobscot Mtn.

Purchasing an entrance pass to Acadia National Park has just been made a whole lot easier. The National Park Service has launched a pilot program to sell entrance passes to parks online, starting with Maine’s beloved Acadia, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Acadia visitors can now visit and purchase annual and seven-day entrance passes prior […]

Recap video: ‘1-minute hikes’ of 2015


The “1-minute hike” series is officially four years old. It hit the milestone in mid November, and since then, I’ve been painstakingly piecing together the 2015 compilation video. Sometimes reflecting on the past can be tedious, especially if you’re editing a year’s worth of outdoor adventures down to 10 minutes and adding background music. To […]