Discover Portland Wild
Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

Discover Portland Wild

Adventure Day with Peak Pursuits! This event is free and open to anyone. We want to raise awareness to the local community and surrounding area about the opportunities available to get outside and live a healthy life. All activities will be outside, so dress appropriately! There’ll be local musicians playing throughout the day and food provided by some of Portland’s favorites. Meet local businesses that focus on outdoor recreation, health & well-being, mind-fullness, sustainable initiatives, and outdoor gear. A list of activities can be found below. Keep checking in for updated information and activity times. We hope to see you there! For any questions, please contact info@peakpursuits.org.

  • Climbing Wall

  • Bike Racing

  • Fly Casting Lessons

  • Orienteering & Navigation Lessons

  • Back Country Practices

  • Gardening

  • Yoga

  • Meditation

  • Pumpkin Carving

  • Potato Sack Races

    Generously sponsored by Cash Star.

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Rock Climbing with Equinox Guiding Service
Oct
13
8:45 AM08:45

Rock Climbing with Equinox Guiding Service

We’re going rock climbing with Equinox Guiding Service October 13th! Plan is to leave from Eastern Mountain Sports at 87 Marginal Way in Portland at 8:45AM. We will be meeting our guides for the day at Barretts Cove in Camden at 10:00AM and walk to where we are setting our routes. Our Peak Guides will be taking those who are not on belay to explore around the area of Barretts Cove and then return to get a few more routes in. We will be getting back to Portland and dropping off at Eastern Mountain Sports at 4:00PM. Payment must be submitted before attending. Cost is $50 per person. Scholarships provided. All ages welcome and families encouraged.

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Explore Bradbury Mountain
Sep
2
9:30 AM09:30

Explore Bradbury Mountain

Looking for something to do for Labor Day Weekend? Come explore Bradbury Mountain with Peak Pursuits! We will be leaving from Eastern Mountain Sports at 09:30AM and returning at 3:30PM. Please let us know if you are in need of transportation. We ask that you dress accordingly for the weather and bring your own lunch and water. Hiking shoes are mandatory. We will provide snacks! The morning will consist of learning about orienteering and navigation, local flora and fauna the the geography of Bradbury Mountain. After having lunch at the top there will be the opportunity to develop backcountry skills including camp etiquette and first aid. We will play some games back at the base before getting into the car for a chance to win some Peak Pursuits merchandise. Family, friends, co-workers, and loved ones are encouraged!

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May
17
2:30 PM14:30

Survivor Week with King Middle School!

We save the best for last! Ever fear about being stranded on an island? Don't worry, we've got you covered! Come learn about some of the most essential skills for survival at Crescent Beach! But wait, what's there to eat if we're stranded on an island? That's right, we're going fly fishing! Find out about the creatures that swim our shorelines and how to build a shelter! You will also have the opportunity to learn about navigation and orienteering, first aid, and fire starting! Please visit our team to find out about your guides Natalie, Andrew and Leland! We will pickup outside King Middle School at 2:30PM and drop off at same location at 5:30PM. Do not attend King Middle School? That is alright! We will coordinate a pickup location that is convenient. There are only twelve spots per group, so register today! 

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May
16
1:15 PM13:15

Survivor Week with Lyman Moore Middle School!

It's early release day! So what's better than trekking around the Presumpscot River Preserve? Plus it's Survivor Week! Thought about how Huck Finn traveled down the Mississippi River? Well now is your time! Come have fun with us and build a raft just like Huck's! That's not it though! Learn about edible flora, navigation and orienteering, shelter building, first aid, and fire starting. Please visit our team to find out about your guides Natalie, Andrew and Leland! We will pickup outside Lyman Moore Middle School at 12:30PM and drop off at same location at 5:30PM. Do not attend Lyman Moore Middle School? That is alright! We will coordinate a pickup location that is convenient. There are only twelve spots per group, so register today! 

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May
15
2:30 PM14:30

Survivor Week with Lincoln Middle School!

Meet us after school to come explore Fore River Sanctuary with us! Learn about edible flora, navigation and orienteering, shelter building, first aid, and fire starting. Please visit our team to find out about your guides Natalie, Andrew and Leland! We will pickup outside Lincoln Middle School at 2:30PM and drop off at same location at 5:30PM. Do not attend Lincoln Middle School? That is alright! We will coordinate a pickup location that is convenient. There are only twelve spots per group, so register today! 

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Mar
29
4:00 PM16:00

Rise to the Peak

Music by Maine's own indie-soul-folk band, GoldenOak! Silent auction, raffle items food & beer! Come join us at Rising Tide Brewery March 29th from 4PM-7PM in supporting the launch of Peak Pursuits. Money raised will help cover insurance, transportation, qualified guides and getting kids outside.

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