Monthly Archives: September 2017

THE HOLE IN THE WALL GANG ON GRAND MANAN

The magnificent cliffs of Grand Manan Island are its most remarkable geographic feature. They encompass about sixty percent of the rugged coastline including almost the entire south, west and north shore. A large contingent of Chowderheads from the Penobscot Paddle and Chowder Society recently shared a week of outdoor adventures on Grand Manan. We cycled […]

MURKY ADVENTURES ON GRAND MANAN

Three words describe Grand Manan Island; foggy, foggier and foggiest. Although an exaggeration, that’s been my experience during both of my trips to that spectacular New Brunswick island in the Bay of Fundy. Despite often murky weather, Grand Manan is a wonderful place for outdoor enthusiasts. Offering exceptional opportunities for sea kayaking and great hiking […]

Geriatric Hiking on the Bold Coast

About forty-five minutes northeast of Machias in the Town of Cutler is the unique Cutler Coast Trail system. Part of the Cutler Coast Public Lands, the trails connect Route 191 with the rugged, spectacular Bold Coast. Linking the coastal towns of Lubec and Cutler, the Bold Coast is an almost continuous 19 mile stretch of […]