Boiling Sap.

Boiling Sap.

 only the beginning of maple syrup.

only the beginning of maple syrup.

 best part of boiling, besides the sugary goodness, enjoying the beautiful outdoors!

best part of boiling, besides the sugary goodness, enjoying the beautiful outdoors!

 maple syrup varieties.

maple syrup varieties.

 a maple sugar crystal.

a maple sugar crystal.

 splitting wood.

splitting wood.

 play hard, work hard. sugaring is a family affair.

play hard, work hard. sugaring is a family affair.

 boiling sap to syrup over an open flame.

boiling sap to syrup over an open flame.

 maple syrup comes in many grades.

maple syrup comes in many grades.

 the beginning of the wood needed to boil sap.

the beginning of the wood needed to boil sap.

 Wood splitting.

Wood splitting.

 Split wood for the long boiling process.

Split wood for the long boiling process.

 sap collection.

sap collection.