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Smiles or Miles? Part 2: New Hampshire and Maine

Smiles or Miles? Part 2: New Hampshire and Maine

Trail angel (and more importantly my friend) Fresh Ground told me just before I started my trek into the White Mountains: ‘You can do this. Your body is as ready...

Sep 9, 2022 : Trishadee Newlin
Falling for Maine

Falling for Maine

Today confirmed that Maine is my favorite state of the trail. We hiked over Bigelow Mountain’s West and Avery Peaks, the last time we will be over 4,000 ft. until...

Sep 7, 2022 : Emily Rahn
Southern Maine – big mountains and big-hearted people

Southern Maine – big mountains and big-hearted people

Big Mountain Time From when I started, people told me about southern Maine. Other than Mt Katahdin, southern Maine is where all the “big boy” mountains of the Maine Appalachian...

Aug 11, 2022 : Bec on the AT
Views, falls and trail towns – Monson to Stratton, Maine

Views, falls and trail towns – Monson to Stratton, Maine

So I have now passed the 300km mark on my southward journey to Georgia. I'm told that soon after leaving Stratton, I will pass the "2000 miles to go" mark...

Aug 4, 2022 : Bec on the AT
AT Days 87-91: Toto, we’re not in Maine anymore!

AT Days 87-91: Toto, we’re not in Maine anymore!

With the first half of my AT flip-flop hike complete, I’d now head SOBO from Harpers Ferry. Some of the contrasts to Maine would be jarring.

Jul 25, 2022 : Scott Morrison
Maine, Katahdin, and the People Along the Way

Maine, Katahdin, and the People Along the Way

This blog post has been in my drafts for almost a year. Over the past year, I have spent countless hours reflecting on my thru-hike and yearning to be back...

Jul 22, 2022 : Hannah Goodman
In the Heart of Maine

In the Heart of Maine

Three miles past Pierce Pond lies the Kennebec River. Unlike other rivers on the trail, the Kennebec cannot be bridged or forded. The only way across is on a boat.

Jul 20, 2022 : Red Squirrel
AT Days 80-84:  Maine’s 100 Mile Wilderness

AT Days 80-84: Maine’s 100 Mile Wilderness

As the raindrops bounced off of my hammock tarp above I reflected on my first four days in this storied “wilderness”: discovery, beauty, challenges, solitude, struggle, even a bit of...

Jul 19, 2022 : Scott Morrison
Week 20- Rugged Southern Maine and 2000 miles

Week 20- Rugged Southern Maine and 2000 miles

Day 133 This morning I headed down the trail toward the infamous Mahoosuc Notch, often called the hardest/most fun mile on the whole trail. The Notch is a deep ravine...

Jul 16, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
The Mahoosuc Crawl: Surviving Southern Maine

The Mahoosuc Crawl: Surviving Southern Maine

As soon as the cliff walls closed in around me and the first boulders appeared, I felt a blast of cold air surround me. Perhaps the weirdest thing about Mahoosuc...

Jul 12, 2022 : Red Squirrel