baxter state park

The History of Baxter State Park

The History of Baxter State Park

It's not often I can point to a single person and say, "This guy gets all the credit in making the park." In the case of one Percival Proctor Baxter,...

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 Appalachian Trail supported speed record holder, legendary ultramarathon runner, noted vegan, and author, Scott Jurek. During our nearly hour

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 into the record books: after 46 days, 8 hours, and 7 minutes of hiking, Jurek officially broke...

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 here. Some people have responded...

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