Monthly Archives: February 2012

Stand up paddle boarding worth a try

Last Thursday, instead of my typical hiking excursion, I borrowed a wetsuit and waded into the Atlantic Ocean off Lincolnville Beach with the co-owners of Thorfinn Expeditions, Thor Emory and Chris Laughlin. To learn about their business and paddle boarding in Maine, check out my BDN story here: Thorfinn Expeditions story. Though it is winter, […]

Things that can ruin winter hiking

This incomplete list of things that can ruin winter hiking is based of my outdoor experiences so far this winter. I hope it helps you hike successfully in the cold. –Long rest breaks. As soon as you stop moving, you start to cool down. If you’ve been sweating, the moisture will cool you down further. […]