Monthly Archives: September 2018

1-minute hike: Deboullie Mountain in Deboullie Public Lands

Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous. The hike is 4 miles, out and back, and includes a long stretch of easy walking along the shore of Deboullie Pond, followed by a steep, rocky climb to the top of Deboullie Mountain, with a total elevation gain of about 800 feet. The trail includes several rock staircases but no […]

1-minute paddle: Graham Lake in Ellsworth

Difficulty: Easy to strenuous depending on how much of the lake you choose to paddle. Covering over 7,800 acres, this lake is a big playground. How to get there: There are three public boat launches on Graham Lake, according to The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer by Delorme (page 24). The southernmost landing is off Patriot […]

I’m writing a guidebook to dog-friendly trails!

If you search around the internet, Amazon has already let the cat out of the bag about my next guidebook, “Dog Friendly Hikes in Maine,” to be published by Down East Books in spring of 2019. Also, I’ve mentioned this third guidebook in the many book talks I’ve given throughout Maine this summer. So for […]