We’re Mainers and we love the snow! The show will go as scheduled tonight at 7:00pm. Get your tire chains on! Throw on the plow and come down and enjoy the show. We’ll see you tonight! Advanced ticket sales for Friday night end today @ 230pm. Ticket sales will resume @ 6pm @ the Strom Auditorium.
We received our permits for Baxter State Park’s summer season on January 14th and the dates are now set! Get your spot on one of these trips as they are guaranteed to fill fast. New for 2016 we will be offering a Women’s Only Katahdin Trip and a 5-day hike through the northern section of the 100-Mile Wilderness!
All Women’s Katahdin: August 22nd – 24th
3-Day Katahdin: September 18th – 20th
100-Mile Wilderness: September 21st – 25th
Private Katahdin: By Request
The Camden Snow Bowl and Maine Sport Outfitters have teamed up to offer a new instructional series in 2016! Beginning in mid-January, the Camden Snow Bowl will host a four session, instructional workshop aimed at introducing people to back-country skiing. The first three sessions will meet on selected Sunday’s at the Snow Bowl from 10am-1pm and will cover skiing off-trail, uphill skiing techniques, and the use of climbing skins and touring gear. The series will conclude with an overnight trip to the Megunticook Ski Shelter in Camden Hills State Park and will be focused on using pulk sleds and outfitting for a winter camping trip. All sessions taking place at the Camden Snow Bowl will require a valid lift ticket to participate. Full day lift tickets will be available at the price of $20 for participants.
I. January 24th – Skiing Off Trail (10am – 1pm): Learn to ski the variable conditions that exist off-trail. This seminar will teach you the techniques to ski more confidently through a variety of different snow conditions including powder, crust, and wind blown snow.
II. January 31st – Uphill Skiing and Touring (10am – 1pm; Demo Day): Earn your turns! Learn the techniques to effectively use skins on both Alpine Touring and Telemark gear. This seminar will be held in-bounds and will cover skin use and care, the use of climbing bars, kick-turns, and the transition from skinning to skiing downhill. Side Country Sports will be on site with Demo equipment available!
III. February 21st – Back-Country Skiing Beyond the Gates (10am – 1pm): Route selection, orienteering, and terrain identification. This seminar will give you some introductory tools for navigating and finding fresh tracks in the trees.
IV. February 27th & 28th – Overnight Expedition to the CHSP Ski Shelter (Saturday & Sunday): Put all the tools you have learned together and ski into the Camden Hills State Park Ski Shelter for an overnight ski experience. Explore some low angle skiing off Mount Megunticook if conditions allow and enjoy this wonderful local resource.
Price: $35/person for Primer I, II, & III; $125/person for Primer IV
Registration: Contact the Outdoor Programs Department at 207.236.8797 or by email at email@example.com for more information.
Banff Mt. Film Festival World Tour
Coming to Rockport February 5th and 6th, 2016!! Shows begin @ 7pm sharp in the Camden Hills High School Strom Auditorium in Rockport. A different mix of films and subjects will be shown each night. Paste the following website in your browser for the nightly film selections: http://www.mainesport.com/index.php/events/movies-presentations
Tickets are available Now at Maine Sport in Rockport and Camden. Adults $12 ($10 in advance), Student $5 per show. 236-7120.