FamilyFun Magazine | A Backwoods Adventure

Catherine, Michael, Ben and Birdy hiked 12 miles to reach Flagstaff Hut, at right. Photo by Douglas Merriam

The author and her family hit the trail and unplug along a hut-to-hut hiking system in western Maine. By Catherine Newman from FamilyFun There was nothing funny about the beauty of… Read More

Connections Sun Journal | MVHS students enjoy wintery field trip

Dylan Gaudet, Kyle Bartlett, Katilyn Campbell, Joe Morton and Danielle Merrill begin their journey through beautiful scenery along the trail to the Poplar Stream Falls Hut in Carrabassett Valley.

MVHS students enjoy wintery field trip Connections | Thursday, March 20, 2014 RUMFORD — Some Mountain Valley High School physical education classes journeyed to Carrabassett Valley for a chance to practice what… Read More

Boston Sunday Globe On The Job | A haven in Maine’s great outdoors

A haven in Maine’s great outdoors By Cindy Atoji Keene  |  GLOBE CORRESPONDENTFEBRUARY 23, 2014 An eight-mile commute to work might sound like a breeze, but for Sarah Pine it’s… Read More

MaineToday | Maineiac Outdoors: Skiing and Staying in Style at Maine Huts & Trails


January 16, 2014 – by Carey Kish – The good folks at Maine Huts & Trails are pretty excited about this, their 6th winter season in operation. Three backcountry huts – Stratton Brook, Poplar Falls and Flagstaff Lake – are all open and in full-service mode. | Skiing: Nordic adventures for any level


January 9, 2014 – by Iseult Devlin – …Nordic skiing or snowshoeing offers a way to explore the backcountry, too. For a remote experience, Maine Huts and Trails Systems offers 80 miles of trails in the Bigelow Range, with four overnight huts along the way.

Portland Press Herald | Carey Kish: There’s more than skiing to enjoy on a skiing vacation

December 15, 2013 – by Carey Kish – From the Maine Woods to the Adirondack Mountains, there are plenty of opportunities to get out on your Nordic skis for an overnight or multiday excursion.

Boston Globe | Kingfield, Maine: Where heaven is spelled s-n-o-w


November 26, 2013 – by Diane Bair and Pamela Wright | Globe Corespondents – When you head to low-key, laid-back Kingfield, leave the Bogner ski wear at home. We love the unpretentious, rough-hewn charm of this northern Maine ski town…

New York Times | A Cool Glide Through Maine


February 17, 2012 – by Eric Hansen – A LITTLE over a year ago, Maine Huts & Trails opened its newest backcountry eco-lodge in the mountains of western Vacationland. Each of the lodges, now numbering three, has hot showers and private guesthouses…

Boston Globe | Winter adventures with Maine Huts & Trails


January 19, 2012 – by Tony Chamberlain – You’ve been pining for real winter adventure. To be way out in the wilderness beauty on snow-covered terrain, sleeping in log-heated cabins far from civilization.

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