Mahoosuc Notch

1100 Miles: Maine. Mahoosuc Notch. Moose.

1100 Miles: Maine. Mahoosuc Notch. Moose.

2016 Flip Flop: SNP to ME/SNP to GA The miles between 1100 and 1200 find me in Monson, Maine, the last town before reaching Katahdin, and a wifi connection, as...

Aug 13, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
The Mahoosuc or the “Mahoo-suck” Notch

The Mahoosuc or the “Mahoo-suck” Notch

I have been off the trail for over two months now and the transition is challenging to say the least.  I'm excited to start writing my story again and sharing...

Feb 6, 2016 : Bookie
Coco and Magnus — Days 160 through 166 — Croutons, Creeping Snowberries, and Campfire Songs

Coco and Magnus — Days 160 through 166 — Croutons, Creeping Snowberries, and Campfire Songs

8/14 Friday -- Day 160 * Serious day that began with the Mahoosuc Notch. This famed area is a mile of trail known as the most challenging on the entire Appalachian Trail....

Dec 2, 2015 : Courtney
The Final State

The Final State

After 9.4 miles I sat down for lunch beside a little sign: The final state. What was there to think? What did this really mean? I kept hiking. The terrain for the rest...

Oct 12, 2015 : David
She’ll Either Kiss You On The Lips, Or Kick You When You’re Down

She’ll Either Kiss You On The Lips, Or Kick You When You’re Down

Mother nature.... the trail.... you never know what she is going to do. She'll either give you terrain that is soft enough for bare feet or she will give you...

Aug 29, 2015 : Jennifer Williams
Tito’s Throne: Notes on the Mahoosuc Notch and Hiker Morale

Tito’s Throne: Notes on the Mahoosuc Notch and Hiker Morale

This story begins down south along the Appalachian Trail somewhere in Virginia in the month of May. There I was enjoying my morning evacuation in a privy, muttering like a...

Aug 27, 2015 : Joe Schmidt
The Home Stretch

The Home Stretch

I made it! I’ve sat down to try to write this post half a dozen times now, and I don’t know what to say, I did it! It was awesome....

Aug 22, 2014 : Ellie B.