The 11th annual Loon Echo Trek was held at Shawnee Peak Ski Area in Bridgton recently. The event benefits the Loon Echo Land Trust. Executive Director Carrie Walia said the trek was a success, drawing 343 participants and raising close to $45,000, with an additional $25,000 of in-kind donations. Next year’s trek will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15. To learn more about the event, visit www.loonechotrek.com.