Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Right Place in Time: Skiing Acadia National Park

When John D. Rockefeller, Jr. started building the 57-mile network of carriage roads on Mount Desert Island in 1913, I am quite sure he did not have cross country skiing in mind. Long, long before that, the island’s incredibly varied … Continue reading

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Still Looking for that 16 inch snowflake: Skiing Ducktrap River Preserve

“The largest recorded snowflake was 15 inches wide.” -Mirror.uk Apparently, a cubic foot of snow contains about a billion snow crystals. A million billion snowflakes fall to the earth each year — and, according to an MSNBC article, scientists now … Continue reading

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