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Summer Weekend Getaway – Kayak Camping Adventure offered by L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools

August 14, 2015 @ 8:00 am - August 16, 2015 @ 3:00 pm

It’s time for a weekend of adventure – hike, camp, canoe and kayak on our three-day, two-night getaway to Maine’s pristine wilderness, where you’ll enjoy one night each relaxing at a remote campground and Flagstaff Hut.

Prerequisite: None
Activity level: Easy to moderate
Minimum age: 10 (17 and under with parent or guardian)
Questions? Please call 1-888-552-3261

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Course Description

We’ve designed the perfect weekend trip for anyone looking for a fun-filled introduction to some of summer’s most popular activities. Exploring in and around beautiful Flagstaff Lake and Bigelow Mountain, this weekend getaway allows you to enjoy hiking and canoeing – plus a kayak camping adventure – in a lovely wilderness setting.

On your first day, you’ll meet our Registered Maine Guides. They’ll take you on a guided excursion through Bigelow Preserve’s network of hiking trails. You’ll get a chance to see up close the abundance of wildlife that inhabit this area. You’ll spend the night at a remote campground where your guides will cook a tasty meal, enhanced by the ambiance of a crackling fire. Afterwards, you’ll swap stories with them, play games and relax in the great outdoors. Then, you’ll settle into our comfortable tents for a restful night’s sleep.

In the morning, you’ll enjoy a hearty breakfast and pack your gear into our kayaks. You’ll leisurely paddle across the water to Flagstaff Hut, renowned for its beauty and state-of-the-art “off the grid” design. Along the way, you’ll get a chance to check out remote areas were moose sightings are likely. After a day of exploring this amazing lake, you’ll enjoy a delicious dinner at the hut.

Flagstaff Hut offers comfortable bunkhouse style accommodations, which are usually mixed gender; although, single-gender accommodations may be requested at check-in. Excellent home-cooked meals and friendly company are the hallmark of this hut, so you’ll feel right at home.

You’ll conclude this weekend getaway with a final canoeing or kayaking adventure, followed by a short hike out to a shuttle, which will return you to your vehicle.

All necessary paddling and camping equipment are provided, plus meals and snacks.

For more information and to reserve, please visit L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools Summer Weekend Getaway – Kayak Camping Adventure

Venue

Maine Huts & Trails – Flagstaff Hut
Long Falls Dam Rd Trailhead
Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947
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Phone:
2072652400

Organizer

Maine Huts & Trails
Phone:
207-265-2400
Email:
cfrigon@mainehuts.org
Website:
http://www.mainehuts.org/

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