The Quiet of Northern Maine in the Winter

4 friends. 70 miles. 1 state park.

In early February this year, Brian Threlkeld and four friends completed a 70-mile circumnavigation of Baxter State Park in northern Maine. They traveled on nordic skis, pulled 70-pound+ sleds, and slept outside (almost) every night. The crew faced frigid temps, starry night skies, and enjoyed the wonderful quiet that winter trips afford.

All photos by Brian Threlkeld

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