Hut to Hut – Maine Wilderness

When:
February 25, 2019 – February 28, 2019 all-day
2019-02-25T00:00:00-05:00
2019-03-01T00:00:00-05:00
Contact:
Fay Wong

HUT TO HUT – MAINE WILDERNESS
DATES:   Feb 25 – Feb 28, 2019

LOCATION: Trip starts in Greenville, Maine

DESCRIPTION: Bring your sense of adventure! Join us on Maine’s beautiful wilderness trails on your XC skis! Lodging is at the Appalachian Mountain Club’s wilderness cabins, rustic but comfortable and includes 3 meals daily & educational talks at night. Trip will have certified AMC guides leading us, all experts in wilderness skiing & animal tracking, skilled in first aid & medical emergency procedures. Your personal luggage (keep it to 1 reasonable sized bag + sleeping bag) will be transported by AMC.

COST: $733.68, includes 2 guides

TRANSPORTATION:  Approximately a 9 hour drive from Long Island

EATING OUT: All meals provided during the actual trip

SKILL LEVEL: Ability to ski at least 6-8 miles daily on varied and hilly terrain.  Intermeditate to Advanced level.

SKI RENTALS/LESSONS: Skis could be rented at Northwoods Outfitters (207-6953288) but must be arranged ahead of time, and picked up before February 25th.

LODGING: a) Lyford cabin is typical Maine rustic – pillows/blankets provided. You must bring your own sheets or sleeping bag & towels. Feel free to bring your favorite beverage (alcohol ok).  Composting toilets, hot showers & sauna available at central building. No private facilities in cabin. Extensive trails by the cabin. Cabins hold 1-5 persons with combination of double & bunk beds (dorm style). No private rooms. b) Gorman Chairback cabin – “less rustic”. Bed linens/towels included. Cabins for 4 pp with 2 bedrms  (1 room queen bed/#2 separate bunk beds).  Private bath. Beer & wine is sold. Fewer ski trails but backcountry skiing & snowshoe trails are abundant. Complimentary snowshoes available.

RESERVATIONS: Contact Fay Wong to register for this trip.  fayskaterv1@yahoo.com                                Many of us are staying at the Kineo View Lodge the night prior to the trip:    www.kineoview.com

CANCELLATION POLICY: Payment in full is required at the time of registration. For 9 or fewer: Full refund for cancellations made 14 or more days prior to arrival date minus a $10 per person, per night processing fee. No refunds for cancellations made fewer than 14 days prior to arrival date.

QUESTIONS: Contact Fay Wong, trip leader:  fayskaterv1@yahoo.com

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