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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
Being a Woman and Hiking Alone

Being a Woman and Hiking Alone

Today is International Women's Day and it seems fitting that I write about something that has been on my mind for some time now: what it feels like to be...

Mar 8, 2018 : Rebecca
My Scariest Moment on the Appalachian Trail

My Scariest Moment on the Appalachian Trail

A harrowing tale of getting caught alone in a midnight thunderstorm while camping on the exposed summit of Cheoah Bald, just south of the Smokies.

Apr 25, 2017 : Janel Gazelle
Breaking Through the Fear

Breaking Through the Fear

A surprise encounter leaves a hiker wondering, how do you break through your fear to become a solo hiker?

Sep 5, 2016 : Kmeg