25 Songs to Take You to Katahdin

Here’s a list of songs I find particularly enjoyable to hike to.

  1.  The Great Unknown- Jukebox The Ghost
  2.  Up Up Up-  Givers
  3.  Simple Song- The Shins
  4.  After Hours- We Are Scientists
  5.  Beer – Reel Big Fish
  6.  When My Time Comes- Dawes
  7.  Take Me Up- Coleman Hell
  8.  Purple Yellow Red and Blue- Portugal. The Man
  9.  lovers’ carvings- Bibio
  10. Do I Wanna Know?- Arctic Monkeys
  11.  40 Day Dream – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
  12. Uprising – Muse
  13.  For You- Tin Sparrow
  14.  Thunder Clatter- Wild Cub
  15.  One Big Holiday- My Morning Jacket
  16.  Annan Water- The Decemberists 
  17.  Wait So Long- Trampled By Turtles
  18.  Step Out- Jose Gonzalez
  19.  Rill Rill – Sleigh Bells 
  20.  Ragged Wood- Fleet Foxes
  21. In Dreams – Ben Howard
  22.  Everlasting Light- The Black Keys
  23.  My Body- Young the Giant
  24.  Lifted Up (1985)- Passion Pit
  25.  Live and Die- The Avett Brothers 


Songs were taken from my Spotify playlist ,” Songs I Could Listen to for 2,189 Miles”.

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Comments 3

  • David Smith : Dec 3rd

    Great list! I love the title of your Spotify playlist. I need to get one of these going for myself.

  • BevoHi : Dec 10th

    Awesome list! I created a spotify account just to listen to it. I’ll also be starting my NOBO thru-hike this spring (March 20 from Springer). Perhaps we’ll cross paths on the trail!

  • Nichole : Dec 10th

    Spotify, excellent idea – I’ll be looking up your playlist!!


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