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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
Week 19- Franconia Ridge, Mt. Washington, and Entering Maine

Week 19- Franconia Ridge, Mt. Washington, and Entering Maine

Day 126 After a slow morning in the hotel room avoiding some light rain, I set off uphill under cloudy but dry skies. I had a huge day ahead of...

Jul 9, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
AT Days 72-75:  Big Peaks in Southern Maine

AT Days 72-75: Big Peaks in Southern Maine

This four day section of the Maine AT was packed with big peaks: Saddleback, the Crockers, and the Bigelows.

Jul 9, 2022 : Scott Morrison
AT Days 68-71: Making Strides in Maine

AT Days 68-71: Making Strides in Maine

After tough days in the Mahoosuc range I’d be hiking in unfamiliar and beautiful territory further up the Maine AT.

Jul 8, 2022 : Scott Morrison
AT Day 94 – Made It To Maine

AT Day 94 – Made It To Maine

Androscoggin River to Mahoosuc NotchGeneral Tso Mosquito Camp to Dinner By Lightning Light CampAT miles: 18.4Total miles: 1923.1Elevation change: 6857ft gain, 5610ft loss Aaaaall the way

May 28, 2022 : Owen Eigenbrot
Why I’m Walking to Maine: A Personal History

Why I’m Walking to Maine: A Personal History

Late every spring, a scraggly crew of tired-looking hikers would pass through. They never seemed too interested in chatting — they’d come a long way and had a long way...

Mar 5, 2022 : Red Squirrel
Maine Training

Maine Training

Training, training, and more training.  I’m not sure about the rest of you thru-hikers, but I’m so ready to be done training and start this show!  Basically, my training has...

Feb 17, 2022 : Laughing Loon
Maine: The Way Life Should Be

Maine: The Way Life Should Be

Good day. This is the level of commitment necessary to train for the AT Adventure of a Lifetime (granted Georgia will not be this cold). It is not uncommon to...

Feb 17, 2022 : Laughing Loon