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Carter’s Last Stand Celebration of Nordic Skiing in Maine
January 1, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm$15 - $25
The 30th annual Carter’s Last Stand Nordic Day is set for Thursday, January 1st at Carter’s X-C Ski Center in Bethel. This year the event will benefit the Ski Museum of Maine and honor the legacy of David Carter, a recent inductee in the Maine Ski Hall of Fame. The full schedule of events includes the choice of an interpretive snowshoe tour with a forest biologist, uphill Nordic ski climb to the top of Farwell Mountain, guided cross-country ski tour along the Androscoggin River or a kids’ x-country ski and snowshoe activity.
A hearty lunch of chili, chowder and soup will be served followed by the Ski Museum of Maine’s Fireside Chat, “Maine’s Nordic Skiing Heritage-1870 to the Present.” The day will be capped off by the drawing for the Great Ski and Sport Shop Raffle with over $1000 worth of prizes. Admission fee for the Nordic Ski Day is $25 for adults, $15 for juniors 6-18 and free for ages 5 and under. The price includes a trail pass, lunch, choice of activities and fireside chat. Reservations are encouraged and can be made in advance by phoning (207) 539-4848.