Nine Week Spring Semester Begins In Northern Maine

Jumped right in to learning how to tie snowshoe bindings and get used to being on snowshoes yesterday on the first day of the spring 2022 semester here at Jack Mountain. Still a lot of snow on the ground and more in the woods, so students will be on snowshoes for a bit while everythingContinue reading “Nine Week Spring Semester Begins In Northern Maine”

Getting On The Water For The First Time In 2022 With An Original EM White 20 Foot Guide Canoe

Really excited for open water, and looking forward to the friluftsliv program students getting their first round of canoe instruction this weekend. Went out to one of our local haunts here in Guilford, a little lake that’s perfect for students to get their first taste of paddling a canoe. Wanted to check to make sureContinue reading “Getting On The Water For The First Time In 2022 With An Original EM White 20 Foot Guide Canoe”

Ramblin’ And Rambling (Talking About Friluftsliv While Walking The Trails At The SOTF Campus)

Friluftsliv as a concept is baked into everything we do here at school of the forest, and on a walk with the dog I got thinking about my recent conversation with Bob Henderson, and why big trips are great, but don’t provide the same sense of belonging that simple daily outdoor practices are a betterContinue reading “Ramblin’ And Rambling (Talking About Friluftsliv While Walking The Trails At The SOTF Campus)”