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Ice Castle

The bright vibrant colors of the ice castles takes place in Lincoln New Hampshire. It is a wonderful activity to do on a chilled night. All of the Ice Castle is made of real ice and snow, the floor is different from the walls of the castle. It is made to look like gravel but it is actually crushed ice and snow packed down. The Ice Castle is obviously outside, so the temperature in the Ice Castle is the same as it would be outside. image
Tickets are usually sold before you arrive. If you buy your tickets online, they will send an email with a QR code after you purchase the ticket. And when that night comes they scan it off the phone or a printed piece of paper. The price is ranged on if it’s either a weekend or a weekday.

The Ice Castle is based in Utah, founder is Brent Christensen and crew. It is about an acre, and it reaches about 25 feet high at some points. The castle uses sprinklers, and the cold winter air to form huge icicles that sculpt together within a period of time. This process sometimes takes up to twice a day, depending on the temperature. Brent continuously spends time perfecting the fortress. After everything is shaped to expectation of the crew. They are able to make large tunnels, towers, and caves, for people to come and see.

It is possible to walk through the ice castle during the day, but at night it’s a totally different experience. It’s filled with colorful bright lights that make the ice glow.image
Take Exit 33 on I-93, then continue on US-3 South, then take Connector Rd to Railroad St.


Maine’s Moose Dilemma

With Maine’s moose numbers plummeting more and more every year, it leads to less permits being given out. Continue reading “Maine’s Moose Dilemma”

Coyote Hunting

After a tranquil deer hunting season come to an end, if you hadn’t shot anything coyote huntin’ is the way to go. Continue reading “Coyote Hunting”

Maine Guide Traps A Bear

A once in a lifetime opportunity for a Guide in Sebec, Maine to trap a bear for the first time. Weighing in at three hundred eighteen pounds, my dad trapped his very first bear. Continue reading “Maine Guide Traps A Bear”

Rabbit Hunting

Rabbit hunting is one of my favorite hunting seasons, it’s an adrenaline rush. From watching rabbits sit in front of you to the dogs running the rabbits. There are many ways to hunt rabbits and lots of places where rabbits are found. That’s most likely why rabbit hunting is so popular. Continue reading “Rabbit Hunting”

Rockin’ P Sporting Lodge; Cabins & Excursions

What a wonderful experience it is to stay at these beautiful cabins, with guided hunts and four course meals. You will be in for an adventure of a lifetime here at the lodge. With great hunting spots; as well as great guides.  Continue reading “Rockin’ P Sporting Lodge; Cabins & Excursions”

Deer Mingling With Humans In The Maine Woods

In mid December, with the blistering cold weather, resources of food to feed the deer are scarce because everything is covered with snow. Continue reading “Deer Mingling With Humans In The Maine Woods”

What It Means To Be A Maine Guide

To be a Guide, means any person who receives any form of remuneration for his or her services in accompanying or assisting any person in the fields, forests or on the waters or ice within the jurisdiction of the State while hunting, fishing, trapping, boating, snowmobiling or camping at a primitive camping area. Continue reading “What It Means To Be A Maine Guide”

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