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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
The Journey Continues and Maine Looms Ever Closer

The Journey Continues and Maine Looms Ever Closer

Hello, all! I write this latest installment delightfully clean and indoors at the Hikers Welcome Hostel in Glencliff, NH. Yup, that's right, we're in our penultimate state - Eeeeeeee! When...

Aug 2, 2018 : Sian and Dave
Oh Man, Oh Maine, Oh Mountains.

Oh Man, Oh Maine, Oh Mountains.

Day 19: Mile 188.2 to Mile 196.6 Pretty easy day today, or it should have been should I say. In all honesty, it hasn’t been that taxing, we’ve had a...

Aug 2, 2018 : Amie Spring
Hello and Goodbye, Maine; My State of Firsts

Hello and Goodbye, Maine; My State of Firsts

I basically knew nothing about Maine other than that's where I'd begin the journey. In a fleeting thought just before I started, a quitter is what I figured I'd be....

Jul 26, 2018 : Jenni Thompson