Monthly Archives: March 2019

Great Gaspe Escapades Continue

Seniors Not Acting Their Age Seven of us awoke to a six inch carpet of fresh powder and snow forecast for two more days. We were staying at a chalet near the Gite du Mont-Albert situated in the heart of the Chic Choc Mountains on Quebec’s Gaspe Peninsula. Nothing unusual about snow in the Chic […]

Great Gaspe

Seniors Not Acting Their Age Situated in remote southeastern Quebec, Gaspe Peninsula is perhaps the most unique winter friendly region in eastern North America. Almost surrounded by the outer St. Lawrence River and Gulf of St. Lawrence, it is the recipient of enormous amounts of snow fueled by the nearby waters. The spectacular Chic Choc […]

In Search of Bobcats and Snow

Seniors Not Acting Their Age This has been a difficult winter for cross country skiing in Maine foothills and the coastal plain. A succession of mixed precipitation storms has resulted in minimal snow pack and often icy surfaces. Two of my favorite commercial ski areas, Harris Farm in Dayton and Pineland in Pownal have only […]