WeGo is an episodic video series that will showcase some of Maine’s most unique pursuits, from its outdoor opportunities to its bustling arts and culture scene. Each episode will feature individuals trying their hand at new activities, with guidance from an expert. … Continue reading

Just Don’t Fall

Rippleffect’s Toby Arnold empowers people to push past their limits through ice climbing and outdoor adventure.  By Jenny O’Connell // Photography by Andy Gagne Toby Arnold tops out on the first climb of the day at the Amphitheater in Grafton … Continue reading


It’s late afternoon at the end of a long October when the Fleetwood Mac song comes on. We’re halfway down the peninsula, and I tell the wolves I was raised on Stevie Nicks, so could they please let me listen … Continue reading

The Longest Race

A 250-mile dogsled race around northern Aroostook County tests the spirits and bodies of mushers and their dogs. By Paul Koenig // Photography by Michael D. Wilson A lead dog for Julie Albert, who placed second in the 2020 Can-Am … Continue reading

Lost + Found

A survival course at Maine Primitive Skills School reconnects us to the natural world in Maine’s wild woods. by Katy Kelleher // Photography by Michael D. Wilson Michael Douglas is the founder of Maine Primitive Skills School (MPSS). A former … Continue reading

Our Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Check off everyone on your list with our collection of more than 60 gifts that are from Maine or embody the state’s creative, hardy spirit. Photography by Michael D. Wilson Issue: December 2020 RUGGED STYLE MOUNTAIN LIGHT BOOT | DANNER … Continue reading

A Walk with the Woods

A Walk with the Woods We join veteran guide Raymond Reitze on ponds and bog trails in western Maine and at his farm in Canaan, hoping to glean bits of this gentle man’s wisdom from his lifetime of living simply … Continue reading

Comeback Mountain

Comeback Mountain After a five-year hiatus, Saddleback Mountain is ready to open, with a new chairlift and ambitious plans for the future. by Anna FiorentinoPhotography by Nicole Wolf Issue: December 2020   It’s a toss-up, Jimmy Quimby tells me, between … Continue reading

Chip Off the Old Block

Chip Off the Old Block At a museum’s annual ice harvest in South Bristol, hundreds of volunteers try their hand at the historic tradition. Text and photography by Dave Dostie Issue: December 2020 Every year visitors and volunteers gather in … Continue reading

Food for Thought

A digital marketplace connects producers and retailers to make local food more accessible.