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Aroostook Outdoor News: 2.16.18 edition

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In this edition: 1) A FREE day of skiing for youth and a guided snowshoe hike in Presque Isle. 2) Cheer on local high school skiers in Fort Kent. 3) Winter Family Fun Day in Presque Isle. Plus lots more!



Events:
Saturday, February 17
STACYVILLE: 12th Annual Katahdin Area Celebration of Life Event. 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Katahdin High School, Rt. 11.3-mile cross country ski on Bob Dyer Trail, snowshoe on Nick Hall and Dustin Harris trails, 2-mile walk, children’s outdoor games. Cost: $20 donation; first 100 get a t-shirt. The money earned goes directly to people with cancer or other major medical issues. Contact Patsy Dyer (207-365-4676) FMI
PRESQUE ISLE: TAMC/Nordic Heritage Sport Club Youth Ski Day. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Nordic Heritage Center, 450 Fort Fairfield Rd. All youth are invited for a morning of free Nordic skiing with instructor Paul Lamoreau. Snacks provided. Rental equipment available while supplies last beginning at 9:30. This event is part of the Fit and Fun Winter Cha…

Aroostook Outdoor News: 2.9.18 edition

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In this edition: 1) A FREE guided snowshoe hike in Presque Isle. 2) FREE skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, and snacks in Fort Kent. 3) Great Maine Outdoor Weekend (February 9-29) is here. Plus lots more!


Events:
Saturday, February 10
PRESQUE ISLE: TAMC Free Snowshoe Hike. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Nordic Heritage Center, 450 Fort Fairfield Rd. Guided snowshoe hike as part of the Fit and Fun Winter Challenge 2018. Pre-registration required. Contact Linda Menard (207-768-4172) or lmenard@emhs.org FMI
Sunday, February 11
FORT KENT: Fort Kent Outdoor Center Free Family Fun Day. 12:00-4:00 p.m. at FKOC, 33 Paradis Circle. Free trail passes, ski and snowshoe rentals, beginner ski lessons, guided ski and snowshoe tours, sledding, snacks, hot chocolate, and a bonfire with s’mores! Visit www.fortkentoc.org FMI
Friday, February 16–Sunday, February 18
PATTEN: Mt. Chase Lodge Family Ski & Snowshoe Weekend. Come out to Mt Chase Lodge, 1517 Shin Pond Rd, to experience a winter wonderland next door to Kata…