Monthly Archives: March 2015

Big Sky Post Trip Photo Party was well attended/ "Take a look" Two Big Sky albums to the CVOA Picasa Site

Two Big Sky albums to the CVOA Picasa Site – 2015 Big Sky and 2015 Big Sky Yellowstone Day Trip!     View here: Yellowstone Day Trip: https://picasaweb.google.com/CVOAFB/2015BigSkyYellowstoneDayTrip Big Sky Ski Trip: https://picasaweb.google.com/CVOAFB/2015BigSky02?authkey=Gv1sRgCMWd9a-N3pvGbg  Nearly 60 CVOA members gathered at the CVPL Begin Room on March 21st for the annual post ski trip picture party.  While snacking on the various tasty appetizers made …

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Seth Wescott plans on 2018 Olympic bid in snowboardcross

The two-time gold medal winner has been recovering from knee reconstruction and his father’s death. CARRABASSET VALLEY — In many sports, a serious knee injury at the age of 36 could signal the end of an athlete’s career. For Seth Wescott, it has only fueled his desire to push on. Read more: http://www.centralmaine.com/2015/03/27/seth-wescott-plans-on-2018-olympic-bid-in-snowboardcross/  

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2015 Adventures and Events

The Activity Calendar is a work in progress so stay tuned for updates throughout the year. Check Here: http://cvoutdoors.com/cvoa-calendar/ Adventure Coordinators Jan Doherty and Linda Trueworthy are always looking for folks to step up and run a few trips or outings such as: Coastal bike ride and Foliage weekend. You can contact them at: cvoa.adventures@gmail.com May 16 Valley Roads Clean-up May …

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Newly launched M.A.X. Pass includes Sunday River, Sugarloaf, and Loon Mountain

The New England Pass, providing access to Loon Mountain in New Hampshire plus Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine, goes on sale March 10, at the same price as the 2014/15 spring sale rates. All three ski resorts are also included in the M.A.X. Pass, launched today through a partnership between Intrawest, Powdr, and Boyne Resorts providing access to 22 …

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Appalachian Mountain Club Protects 4,311 Acres in Maine with Baker Mountain Purchase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2015 GREENVILLE, Maine— Scenic and ecologically significant lands on and around Baker Mountain in the 100-Mile Wilderness region near Greenville are now permanently protected following purchases by the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) in late January, with assistance from The Nature Conservancy (TNC). The purchases by the nation’s oldest conservation and recreation organization conserve the second …

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Shoe & Stew After Report

The Sugarloaf Outdoor Center was the setting on Al Loeschner, Jan Mildram, Dianne Sturzenberger and many others enjoyed the stews and desserts February 14 (Valentine’s Day) for the annual CVOA Shoe & Stew.      This event got an early start in the afternoon with a snowshoe trek at the Sugarloaf Golf Course. Led by Peg Bickford, the group followed the …

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Big Sky Adventure – CVOA Plunders Big Sky

A contingent of 64 hardy CVOA skiers landed at Big Sky, Montana on Friday February 20th, led by their fearless leader, Cindy Foster. There was no place to escape the horde of Sugarloafers as they were everywhere. Half of the troops were stationed in the Huntley Lodge while the others were hanging out in the Big Horn Condominiums. During the …

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CVOA Range hits New Record

The 2014 trap shooting season broke several records for activity, hitting new highs for both the year and at its annual Homecoming event. According to Range Chairman Neal Trask, for the year, range members shot a total of 758 rounds of trap which means about 19,000 clays.  That represents an increase of 4.1 per cent over the previous year. Homecoming …

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