2781 Results for "maine"

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
End of Book 1: New Hampshire and Maine

End of Book 1: New Hampshire and Maine

As I recount the past few weeks, I find myself bewildered by how time, and trail progress passes me by. It has been hundreds of kilometers since Lincoln. We have...

Aug 12, 2022 : Mountain Goat
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
Through the Notch, Out of Maine!

Through the Notch, Out of Maine!

This post covers the section of trail between Andover Maine and Gorham New Hampshire. Some claim that this Southern section of Maine is the most difficult section of trail (others...

Jul 20, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
Southern Maine Brings Gains

Southern Maine Brings Gains

After Rangeley the trail meandered through ponds and lush forests. A day of leisurely hiking and then terrain went back to what Maine is famous for. Bemis Mtn, Old Blue,...

Jul 19, 2022 : Drew Flickinger