Bethel Adventure Tours founder, Alex Carr, has been an outdoorsman his entire life. Growing up in the Bethel area he enjoyed all sorts of outdoor activities. After college he spent 22 years as a Naval Flight Officer. While stationed in Germany he completed 3 separate 500+ mile self guided bike/camping tours. Alex has skied at over 45 ski areas worldwide.
Alex has worked for over 10 years as a Maine bicycle tour guide, leading both day tours and multi-day trips. His guiding experience also includes hiking, paddling, biking, skiing, snowshoeing, and nature excursions. Alex is certified in both ski and mountain bike instruction, teaching both adult and children disciplines. He is a licensed Maine Guide and EMT.
Alex’s focus within Bethel Adventure Tours is exposing guests and visitors to all the grandeur of the Maine wilderness- both the obvious and hidden.
Katy Carr, co-owner of Bethel Adventure Tours, is a Maine native and longtime outdoor athlete. Katy is an US Air Force veteran with deployments to Saudi Arabia and Italy. After the military, she became a mother and registered nurse. Her nursing specialties include oncology and holistic health. She is currently supporting the local hospital as an administrative supervisor.
Katy’s outdoor resume includes a registered Maine Guide license, mountain bike instructor certification, Wilderness First Responder certification, cycle tour guide, and professional ski instructor.
Katy loves hiking, mountain biking, cycling, paddle boarding, and kayaking in the warmer months. During the winter months she enjoys skiing, snowshoeing/winter hiking, ski touring, and fat biking in the greater Bethel area. Her greatest joy is being able to share all that Western Maine has to offer with others.
Katy’s focus within Bethel Adventure Tours is in holistic health and wellness and women’s empowerment through outdoor experiences and adventures.
Your time in Bethel is valuable, let us help you see and experience the best. Don’t struggle with poor information, conflicting reviews of the various trails or “to see” options, or hard to find trail heads. We customize your adventure to your needs, the time available, and what is the best option for the season or the weather forecast. We do this while minimizing risk, informing on the history and nature in Western Maine, and all the while….Maximizing Your Fun!