Name: Diamond Mark Schaub Hometown: Newtown, PA/Points Unknown Age of First Rafting Trip: 9 Year you started guiding at Northern Outdoors: 2006 What type of guiding do you do? Whitewater Rafting What do you enjoy most about working at Northern Outdoors? The friends and family I've made along the way, the perpetual party it's been over the...

Name: Kimberly Lyman Hometown: Caratunk Age of First Rafting Trip: 17 Year you started guiding at Northern Outdoors: 1998 What type of guiding do you do? Whitewater Rafting What do you enjoy most about working at Northern Outdoors? I love the feeling of 'family'. Every year when the new guides come, they are drawn into the fold...

“All of this is outside my comfort zone. So each activity feels like a big accomplishment.” Christa, studying for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, gets right to the heart of Keene State’s Outdoor Rec Leadership course. Led by Brent Arsenault and Sandi Howard, two veteran Northern Outdoors guides, the course...

There are ONLY 4 special Turbine Test releases a year – with 8000 CFS (cubic feet per second) of water flowing down river. That’s almost twice the normal water levels of Kennebec rafting trips of 4800CFS! This means BIG water – the biggest water in the Northeast, and the east...

When you have two distinct passions (in this case, rafting and handcrafted brews), it’s quite a feat of organization and dedication to combine them at the same time, in the same place. But that’s exactly what Jim Yearwood did here at Northern Outdoors when he opened up a microbrewery right...

Maine Craft Beer Take a look inside the Kennebec River Brewery and learn how we make our handcrafted beer - served to you as ales and lagers, from our Master Brewer. What's keg-conditioned? Watch the video and you'll find out! We meet the man behind the Magic...

We're fortunate to be involved in a lot of cool things here at Northern Outdoors, and we're super excited to announce this great course now open to for public registration!Date: May 16-22, 2010 (Must Register in Advance) Outdoor Leadership Course through Keene State College College Credit Earn "Leave No Trace Certification" ...

GoPro "Survivor Camera" needs to find its owner after spending a Maine winter at the bottom of the Class III-IV Kennebec River. The "World's Most Versatile CameraTM" just scored an epic credibility win in the eyes of Maine's rugged, professional whitewater rafting guides at Northern Outdoors. These guides use GoPros to...