© 2020 UpCountry Artists 

John and Cynthia Orcutt
Orcutt Photography 

Schoolhouse Gallery

266 Main Street (Route 27)

PO Box 314

Kingfield, ME 04947

207 939 6518



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Enduring Heights, featuring photography of the natural environment of the Maine’s High Peaks is now available for purchase. The hardcover book is 12” x 12”, 132 pages with maps, several essays and over 90 color plates. This is the first book of this type about the High Peaks of Maine.


Angus King, US senator from Maine, has written the book’s foreword, and Wolfe Tone, former Director of the Trust for Public Land in Maine, has written an essay, describing conservation in the area.


The High Peaks region is where major sections of the Appalachian Trail, Maine Huts & Trails, Sugarloaf and Saddleback ski mountains, Rangeley and Flagstaff Lakes, the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, the New England Mountain Biking Association trails and a number of other outdoor venues are located.


The book’s authors, Cynthia and John Orcutt seek to promote a balance between conservation and economic development.  Photography has enabled them to contribute in a meaningful way to these causes. 


By producing this book, the Orcutt’s hope to raise awareness of the High Peaks region, fostering more conservation of wilderness lands and simultaneously, encouraging economic growth and job opportunities in places where development in the regions small communities.

Recently the book was launched on August 4 at the Biennial Appalachian Trail Conference at Colby College. 


There will be a second launch in Skowhegan, on the opening day of BikeMaine, September 9.


The retail price for the book is $39.95 and is available at the following locations: