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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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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CVOA Vail Ski Trip Report for 2013 & Plans for TWO trips for 2014

Reported By Dick Foote mdtravel@maine.rr.com VAIL Report for  2013 – It was a GREAT trip for 38 CVOA members.!!! We had smooth flights, partied three nights, took guided mountain tours, and made it SNOW, SNOW, SNOW!!!!!!. Yes, that’s right it took 38 Sugarloafers to show up in Vail and by dancing and partying and calling for snow, we got it to …

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TWIN Tales of the Baxter Winter Camping Trip from Sandy & John

First report by Report by:  John Morey Pamola was in a pretty good mood all and all.  The controlling God of Katahdin clouded with confusion on the way in and gave us the (very) cold shoulder on exit.  But not bad considering the power of legend. 6.4 miles on snowshoes.  6.4 miles pulling a sled AND carrying a pack.  6.4 miles on …

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Winter Social January 19th was a special evening for all of us!

Carrabassett’s active outdoor club took it indoors Martin Luther King weekend, rocking the night away at its annual winter social at the Stratton Community Center. About 80 members of CVOA spent the evening feasting, socializing and dancing to the sounds of The Delta Knights, who provided the kick-up-your-heels music for the third year in a row. The event was organized …

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Holiday Hike 2012

Holiday Hike 2012

CVOA HOLIDAY HIKE KICKS OFF WINTER SEASON More than three dozen members if the “active outdoor club” hiked Sugarloaf’s String of Pearls Loop, soaking in the views of the Bigelows and the Crockers and building up an appetite for the hundreds of cookies awaiting them at the annual holiday hike and cookie swap. This is the fourth year the Carrabassett …

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