Maine Sport Statement on COVID-19

To Our Valued Maine Sport Customers,

As a family-owned company, the health and well-being of our employees, customers and greater community cannot be understated. For that reason, as well as complying with the Governor's Stay at Home Mandate, Maine Sport Outfitters is closed until May 1st. We do have a minimal number of employees working from home, and if you have an urgent need, please email us at store@mainesport.com. We miss each, and every one of you including the rest of our wonderful team. We greatly look forward to seeing you all again soon. Be well, be happy, and enjoy nature.

Sincerely,
Troy Curtis
General Manager and CEO

 

Last Updated: March 31st, 2020

COVID-19 Got You Feeling Cooped Up?

An Expert Says It’s OK to Go Outside

The good news is that social distancing doesn’t mean we all need to hunker down indoors. It’s OK to go outside, with a few major caveats, said Dr. Robert Murphy, director of the Institute for Global Health at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

 

“You can practice social distancing outdoors, just keep to yourself. Remember the 6-feet rule,” said Murphy. “Kids can go outdoors too, it’s good for them. But they shouldn’t be playing with other kids except the ones they live with.” Read the full article here.

Hiking Trails


Bald Rock Mountain, Camden Hills State Park, Lincolnville, ME

  • Total trip time : 3 hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 833’
  • Distance: 3.4 miles

Trail Description:

The Bald Rock Trail heads east to a barren 1,200' summit for which the mountain was named. Many regard this trail as offering the park's best views of Penobscot Bay. Two Adirondack shelters and an outhouse are located just under the summit. For a relatively modest effort, the rewards of this hike are breathtaking. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/maine/bald-rock-mountain-trail


Ragged Mountain Trail, Rockport and Camden, ME

  • Total trip time: 3 hours
  • Difficulty: High Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 1094’
  • Distance: 4.7 miles

Trail Description:

The back side of Ragged Mountain is one of the lesser traveled trails within the Camden Hills.  The trail weaves around Mirror Lake and then ascends the south side of Ragged Mountain.  The view it affords of Penobscot Bay is absolutely stunning.  On a clear day it is possible to see to Mount Washington to the west and from Acadia all the way to Monhegan Island over the ocean. This trail is a Maine Sport Staff Favorite. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/maine/ragged-mountain-trail

 

Maiden Cliff Trail, Camden, ME

  • Total Trip Time: 1.5-2 hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 732'
  • Distance: 1.7 miles
Trail Description:
A Camden Classic, this moderate to steep trail climbs to a gorgeous clifftop lookout with a commanding view of Megunticook Lake. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/maine/maiden-cliff-trail

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