2024 Results for "maine"

Breaking Ground: The Long Trail North of Maine Junction

Breaking Ground: The Long Trail North of Maine Junction

New Territory After turning left at Maine Junction, against my leftover AT instincts, the trail immediately took on a new persona. A rougher, obviously less traveled dirt path sometimes hidden...

Sep 16, 2019 : Erica Notini
Embracing Lower Miles: Humbled by Southern Maine

Embracing Lower Miles: Humbled by Southern Maine

Out the gate of the 100-Mile Wilderness I did some big miles. Eighteen to 25 miles happened every coupleof  days. I tried to keep this going through into Caratunk, over...

Aug 9, 2019 : Mike Joyce
AT Hiker Found Dead in Tent Near Trail in Maine

AT Hiker Found Dead in Tent Near Trail in Maine

The body of an Appalachian Trail hiker was found in his tent near the trail in Maine on Monday, Aug. 5, two days after he was reported missing by his...

Aug 6, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Out of Magical Maine and into New Hampshire

Out of Magical Maine and into New Hampshire

After almost a month in Maine, I am in New Hampshire! Woot woot! It really feels like I did something, like I am doing something. For southbound hikers, the satisfaction...

Aug 1, 2019 : Savannah Fredericks
Maine – Look What You Did to Me… One Week Left!

Maine – Look What You Did to Me… One Week Left!

June 26- July 3 June 26- NERO at Shaw’s hostel- a superb establishment- great staff, friendly and personable owners, clean and well organized. Excellent resupply and their breakfast is amazing!...

Jul 5, 2019 : JC Van Etten
Thoughts from the Plane to Maine Before Our AT Thru-Hike

Thoughts from the Plane to Maine Before Our AT Thru-Hike

I'm sitting on the plane to Bangor writing this on my phone's notes app, realizing that this is how I'll be documenting our Hike the Borderline project Appalachian Trail adventure...

Jul 3, 2019 : Cassidy Camp
AT Mile 750: “What Am I Capable Of?” High Highs and Low Lows in Maine

AT Mile 750: “What Am I Capable Of?” High Highs and Low Lows in Maine

On Tuesday, I hit the AT at the road crossing of Maine highway 27 for my first southbound miles of the entire journey. My heart was full of positivity and...

Jun 22, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson
Virginia Today, Maine Tomorrow: The Flip Flop

Virginia Today, Maine Tomorrow: The Flip Flop

Last week we hiked through the Grayson Highlands, then spent Memorial Day Weekend car camping there with our friends who live in Washington, DC. On Monday they drove us up...

Jun 6, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson
What Worked, What Didn’t on My Trek to Maine

What Worked, What Didn’t on My Trek to Maine

Hey folks! A lot of time was spent deciding what to carry as I walked from Georgia to Maine. So I thought I'd briefly try to let you know how...

Mar 19, 2019 : Christopher Keys
Katahdin and Beyond: The Best Hikes in Maine’s Baxter State Park

Katahdin and Beyond: The Best Hikes in Maine’s Baxter State Park

With more than 200,000 acres of wilderness and over 200 miles of trails, Baxter State Park (BSP) offers some of the best hiking in the eastern US. Katahdin draws most...

Feb 12, 2019 : Troy Zohner