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The History of Baxter State Park

The History of Baxter State Park

Basic Info Name: Baxter State Park Location: Maine, USA Size: 209,501 acres Key Features: Mount Katahdin, the Appalachian Trail History It's not often I can point to a single person and

Oct 22, 2015 : Kat Ignatova
Interview with Appalachian Trail Speed Record Holder, Scott Jurek [Video]

Interview with Appalachian Trail Speed Record Holder, Scott Jurek [Video]

Last week I had the opportunity of sitting down with author, Scott Jurek. During our nearly hour long conversation, we touched upon an array of topics, everything from what inspired him to...

Oct 17, 2015 : Zach
Baxter State Park vs. Scott Jurek: The Clash of Commercial Sports and Wilderness Preservation

Baxter State Park vs. Scott Jurek: The Clash of Commercial Sports and Wilderness Preservation

On July 12, Scott Jurek stepped onto the summit of Mount Katahdin and a post on Baxter State Park's Facebook page, Jurek was issued three summonses by a BSP ranger while celebrating his...

Jul 17, 2015 : Jordan Bowman
Protecting Katahdin: A guide to Baxter State Park rules

Protecting Katahdin: A guide to Baxter State Park rules

If you are reading this article, you probably know about the letter from Baxter State Park Authority to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.  If not, go I admit to being part...

Jan 6, 2015 : Maggie Wallace
Angels and Demons

Angels and Demons

Many folks have inquired about the delay in publication of Wander Women, my newest book that chronicles the adventures of one trail angel (me) and ten young SOBO thru hikers...

Dec 28, 2014 : Meg Wilson
The Thru-Hiker’s Code of Conduct

The Thru-Hiker’s Code of Conduct

If you take one piece of advice away from this website, let it be this post. Recently, the Baxter State Park Authority issued a letter to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy...

Dec 18, 2014 : Zach