Monthly Archives: March 2013

Annual Meeting/Dinner Report, March 2013

Great food, great prizes and a great speech from a retired state garden warden were the highlights of CVOA’s annual March dinner meeting at the outdoor center. “This is what I envisioned. A group of people just having a good time,” said CVOA Treasurer Pete Weston, who started the tradition several years back. About 80 members of the local outdoor …

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CVOA 2013 “Show and Go” Sunday Skiing ends for 2013

Sunday March 24th was the last official “Show and Go” ski event of this season. Chris Paradis is happy to report that this new idea was a success with a number of members coming out to ski with their fellow CVOA members on Sunday mornings. Chris stated “I want to thank everyone who came out to support this weekly event in good …

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The Fly Rod Crosby Trail & Check out this Video from the High Peaks Alliance!

The Fly Rod Crosby Trail will be a 45 mile community trail, built and maintained by local volunteers to give trail users a unique look at the historic, natural and cultural landscape of Maine’s High Peaks region, as told to them by Maine’s first registered guide and local hero: Cornelia “Fly Rod” Crosby. The goal of the trail is to …

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IT'S A SELLOUT!!

Our new hiking guide, Take A Hike, flew off the shelves during its first three months in print: Almost all of the 300 copies we ordered have now been sold! We’ve just finished a revision of the book that includes the new Stratton Brook hike as well as some new color photos. So, we have 300 more copies available! You can buy …

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CVOA Donates to the Crocker Mountain and Orbeton Stream Conservation Project

On Saturday, February 16th, the CVOA board voted to donate $1,000 to the Crocker Mountain and Orbeton Stream Conservation Project. The Trust for Public Lands has been working the past couple of years to purchase over 18,000 acres of this iconic region.  At this point, they have secured most of the $8 million needed to complete the purchase, and are looking for private donations to …

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QUEBEC CITY 2013: TRES BON!!

QUEBEC CITY 2013: TRES BON!! From skiing nine inches of fluffy powder to a flying down an icy toboggan slide to dining on lacquered snails and red deer .. CVOA crammed a lot in to an awesome three-day get-away to Quebec City. A dozen outdoor enthusiasts caravanned up to the city’s Chateau Bellevue in the heart of Old Quebec, their …

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