Baxter State Park is a place where the pictures take themselves, and they tell their own story. Here’s mine.
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.
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.
Tetra? No, Solo! North Brother Mountain, Millinocket, Maine. 2018-09-27. 4,150 feet. Via Marston Trail. Trailhead: 1030. Mt Coe trail junction: 1245. Summit: 1340. Car: 1700. Sunny, light breeze (approx 5 MPH), with occasional clouds. Essentially limitless visibility. It was an audacious plan, and it would have worked, too… if it wasn’t for those meddling kids! OK, so if I’d gotten out of bed an hour earlier, maybe. I’d hoped to […]
A quickie with a long drive. Mt Abraham, 4050 feet. Kingfield, ME. 16 August, 2018. 75 dF at trailhead, approx 70 dF at summit. 30+ miles visibility. A bit windy at the summit — approximately 10-15 MPH with gusts to more than 20. Via Fire Warden trail. Trailhead: 1025. Summit: 1325. Car: 1630. Approximately 8 miles there and back again. At least the drive has eye candy. Instead of coming up […]