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Things To Do in Maine in Winter – Ice Climbing and More

February 21, 2019 by Hawthorn Inn B&B

Man ice climbing at Camden Hills State parkAt the beginning of each new year, many people resolve to learn a new skill or hobby or try something brand new.  Was this one of your resolutions this year?  Two months into the new year, did you do anything about it? If you have not, we have a few great suggestions of things to do in Maine in winter right here in Camden. One can experience ice climbing in Camden Hills State Park with Equinox Guiding Services, snowboarding, skiing or tobogganing.

Ice Climbing

Noah Kleiner of Equinox Guiding Service says of ice climbing, “It’s about celebrating a sense of adventure, challenges that widen our perception, and expand our comfort zones by getting outside.” Enticing, isn’t it?

Ice on the coast of Maine may vary significantly. The Atlantic, with her ebb and flow of moisture
and temperature swings, causes the ice flows to change with it. As a result, the same ice wall varies day to day.  This means the climb can be different each day.

Camden offers beginner friendly climbing with short flows of varying degree of steepness. The team at Equinox Guiding Services are certified guides. They provide all the climbing gear and knowledge of the Camden Hill State Park to customize your adventure. There are five locations in the park that 

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