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What Do You Do When the Trail You Love Gets Abusive?

What Do You Do When the Trail You Love Gets Abusive?

I left Shaw's with 85 miles left to do in the 100 Mile Wilderness carrying five days food.  A food drop was scheduled four days in.  I hiked up Barren...

Oct 16, 2018 : George Turner (Old Growth)
Is Every Day a Leg Day in Maine?  Rangeley to Monson

Is Every Day a Leg Day in Maine? Rangeley to Monson

The day I left Rangeley, thunderstorms were forecast for the afternoon.  I thought it best to camp near Eddy Pond and tackle Saddleback the next day in better weather.  Hearing...

Sep 17, 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
Well That Just Happened! – First Thoughts After the 100 Mile Wilderness

Well That Just Happened! – First Thoughts After the 100 Mile Wilderness

It's day 11 of this journey. I am at Shaw's Hiking Hostel on my second day of zero miles. I'm Staying a third night. Fuck it right? Who's rushin? I...

Jun 10, 2016 : Josh Lichti
Coco and Magnus — Days 167 through  172  — 2K Miles, Manatees, and Monson

Coco and Magnus — Days 167 through 172 — 2K Miles, Manatees, and Monson

Hi! Yes, I finished hiking the trail in September. No, I haven't finished blogging. Getting there. 8/21 Friday - Day 167 * 2,000 miles! Two thousand miles. One thousand miles...

Jan 13, 2016 : Courtney
Caratunk to Katahdin

Caratunk to Katahdin

Day 121 (August 7th) Did a 18.8 mile day out of Caratunk. Another hard place to leave. The breakfast buffet with unlimited coffee started this day off right. We all...

Aug 19, 2015 : Oliver Hudgins
Monson: The Most Awesome Little Town in Maine

Monson: The Most Awesome Little Town in Maine

Warning, I don't have a lot of experience with small towns in Maine or anywhere else. Plus I'm not sure if this is a review or a thank-you letter. It's...

Jun 7, 2015 : George