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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)
My Day as a Total Dumbass: Adventures in Slackpacking

My Day as a Total Dumbass: Adventures in Slackpacking

Did you ever have one of those days where just about every decision you made was a horrible mistake?  This post is a tale of one such day in the...

Oct 1, 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
1200 Miles: Whoopie! Pies or Otherwise.

1200 Miles: Whoopie! Pies or Otherwise.

2016 Flip Flop: SNP to ME/SNP to GA After discovering that a single serving of pepperoni is considered to be ONLY eight slices and having loaded up my first of...

Aug 28, 2016 : Katina (Arachne) Daanen
The Hundred-Mile Wilderness

The Hundred-Mile Wilderness

About five miles before Monson I was hiking with Honey Badger (Stannis Baratheon post-lobotomy, answering my "how's it going?" with a doughy stare. Honey Badger passed him ahead of us and...

Nov 17, 2015 : David
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