Baxter State Park is a place where the pictures take themselves, and they tell their own story. Here’s mine.
Sometimes it’s better to examine a mountain from a different summit. And sometimes the details are better defined with a broad brush. Katahdin fit that bill.
If all you did at Baxter was short day hikes, you could keep busy for weeks. Katahdin was a draw, for sure, but it was the lesser peaks that kept us there.
No electricity, no running water. What do you really need? Maybe that’s exactly it.
When I started out the 48, I never knew I’d stand on Katahdin. Even when I stood on Hamlin, I wasn’t sure I’d make it to Katahdin. And when I finished Katahdin…
I need to gather my thoughts about finishing the New England 67 four thousand footers list. But in the interim, I wanted everyone to be able to at least see what I saw, because it was a very powerful experience on some of the most picturesque terrain.