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AT Mile 750: “What Am I Capable Of?” High Highs and Low Lows in Maine

AT Mile 750: “What Am I Capable Of?” High Highs and Low Lows in Maine

On Tuesday, I hit the AT at the road crossing of Maine highway 27 for my first southbound miles of the entire journey. My heart was full of positivity and...

Jun 22, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson
Virginia Today, Maine Tomorrow: The Flip Flop

Virginia Today, Maine Tomorrow: The Flip Flop

Last week we hiked through the Grayson Highlands, then spent Memorial Day Weekend car camping there with our friends who live in Washington, DC. On Monday they drove us up...

Jun 6, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson
No Virginia, That’s Not a Wolf

No Virginia, That’s Not a Wolf

Common Loons are the siren call of summer and poster children to wilderness. They are embossed upon Minnesota license plates and appear on the eleven-sided, one-dollar “loonie” Canadian coin. They...

Apr 21, 2019 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
Peakbagging the New England 100 Highest’s Maine Six-Pack

Peakbagging the New England 100 Highest’s Maine Six-Pack

Six of the most isolated peaks on the New England Hundred Highest list are located around Rangeley, Eustis, and Carrabassett Valley, Maine. Five of the six are bushwhacks with vague...

Feb 1, 2019 : Aubri Drake
Week Three: Goodbye, Maine, Hello, New Hampshire!

Week Three: Goodbye, Maine, Hello, New Hampshire!

This update details my last week in Maine as I ventured from Rangeley to Andover (Old Blue Mountain), summited Baldpate and Speck Mountain, as well as took on the infamous...

Sep 11, 2018 : Brittney Woodrum
OK, It’s Been Awhile; Starting the Final Section

OK, It’s Been Awhile; Starting the Final Section

Since this is my first post of the year, I think it best to give a brief review of my hike thus far.  I started my flip-flop thru-hike in March...

Jul 12, 2018 : George Turner (Old Growth)
Reflections in Monson on the Trail Through Maine

Reflections in Monson on the Trail Through Maine

It is a cool, wet morning at Shaw's in Monson, ME, and the cleanup from breakfast has begun in earnest as the household lurches with full bellies toward the remainder of...

Jun 25, 2018 : Evan Johnson
The North Country National Scenic Trail Extension Plan

The North Country National Scenic Trail Extension Plan

The expansion of the North Country National Scenic Trail is slowly but surely turning into a reality. The overall plan is to create a continuous footpath running from central North...

Jun 14, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Pox & Puss Episode #69 – Trail Days 2016 with Asiago and the 2013 Parade

Pox & Puss Episode #69 – Trail Days 2016 with Asiago and the 2013 Parade

Here it is…the final chapter in our 2016 Trail Days Interviews series. This time we have a quick discussion with Asiago about just how difficult it can be to get...

Jun 12, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Pox & Puss Episode #68 – Trail Days 2016 with Lucky

Pox & Puss Episode #68 – Trail Days 2016 with Lucky

We continue our Trail Days 2016 interviews with Lucky. Lucky and her boyfriend Little Santa came all the way from California to hike the Appalachian Trail. Be sure to visit

May 8, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast