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Grafton Loop Trail: 39 Miles of Scenic Backpacking in Western Maine

Grafton Loop Trail: 39 Miles of Scenic Backpacking in Western Maine

The Grafton Loop Trail offers a great taste of backpacking in Maine's rugged mountains.  Compared to the venerable trails just over the border in New Hampshire, the Grafton Loop is...

Jan 7, 2019 : Troy Zohner
Maine Became a Mental Challenge

Maine Became a Mental Challenge

After the incredible White Mountains, I finally reached Maine, the last state on my journey. Check out the video: the spectacular White Mountains, I was ready to be done. My...

Nov 18, 2018 : Danny Strayer
Taking a Right at Maine Junction

Taking a Right at Maine Junction

In July 2016 I thru-hiked the Long Trail in Vermont. This trail coincides with the AT for about 100 miles from the Vermont---Massachusetts border to a split called Maine Junction....

Oct 21, 2018 : Scott Benerofe
Maine: I’ve Reached the Promised Land

Maine: I’ve Reached the Promised Land

Maine. The way a thru-hike should be. The reward for hiking almost 2,000 miles prior to arrival. The promised land. There’s a good reason we got to Maine and proceeded...

Sep 25, 2018 : Audrey Payne
Is Every Day a Leg Day in Maine?  Rangeley to Monson

Is Every Day a Leg Day in Maine? Rangeley to Monson

The day I left Rangeley, thunderstorms were forecast for the afternoon.  I thought it best to camp near Eddy Pond and tackle Saddleback the next day in better weather.  Hearing...

Sep 17, 2018 : George Turner (Old Growth)
Week Three: Goodbye, Maine, Hello, New Hampshire!

Week Three: Goodbye, Maine, Hello, New Hampshire!

This update details my last week in Maine as I ventured from Rangeley to Andover (Old Blue Mountain), summited Baldpate and Speck Mountain, as well as took on the infamous...

Sep 11, 2018 : Red
Southern Maine… Mad Ups and Downs, Stunning Beauty

Southern Maine… Mad Ups and Downs, Stunning Beauty

In my last update, I feared that I had seriously injured my left shoulder.  Turns out it was just a matter of a couple of cortisone injections and a few...

Sep 2, 2018 : George Turner (Old Growth)
I Quit in Maine… and I Was NOBO

I Quit in Maine… and I Was NOBO

Although I hiked from Georgia to Maine, I never made it to Mount Katahdin. I left the trail. I quit. Leaving New Hampshire I walked out of Gorham, NH, under...

Aug 16, 2018 : Ryne Tobar
Maine, Maine, the Beautiful State

Maine, Maine, the Beautiful State

One state down, 13 to go. It's taken me just shy of four weeks to complete Maine, and it's very exciting to be in New Hampshire. To honor Maine, I...

Aug 4, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
Maine: It’s Not All Rain and Pain After All

Maine: It’s Not All Rain and Pain After All

The first week hiking in Maine was wet and confusing.  Wet because the rain that started on my last day in New Hampshire continued for seven days into Maine.  Confusing...

Aug 4, 2018 : Pete Bromen