Tag Archives: Maine backpacking

Strava and Suffer Scores, at Six Months

Goals matter.  At least they do to me! We’re half way through 2015. I have the data to prove it.  With an ever-present computer not far from our reach, it is relatively easy to get numbers.  For me, numbers count. … Continue reading

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Missed Part 1 ? Check out my Triple Crown of Hiking TV interview

WCSH’s  Maine-based TV news magazine “207” interviewed me at my kitchen table two weeks ago. If you were not able to watch the broadcast last night, the link to Part 1 of the interview is now up on WCSH’s web … Continue reading

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Walking the Trails Near Katahdin Lake – Baxter State Park

Our second full day at Katahdin Lake Wilderness Camps was so interesting. Last night I awoke to the sound of waves slapping against the sand beach below us.  I walked out on the porch to check it out and was … Continue reading

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Day 4- Walking Maine’s 100 Mile Wilderness

10.2 miles. Started walking today at 7 AM.  I was first to the top of Nesuntabunt in 75 minutes. As I approached the top, I passed the Jocomotive, who had been on point, and had been storming up ahead of … Continue reading

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Day 3 Report- Where We Evacuate a hiker in the Hundred Mile Wilderness

10 Miles- Potaywadjo Spring to Wadleigh lean-to The three of us rolled into the Potywadjo Spring lean-to at the end of our day’s hike last night to find a trio of men who told us they were thru-hikers that had … Continue reading

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Upper South Branch Pond in Baxter State Park

Day 4- Thru-hiking Baxter State Park Russell Pond to Upper South Branch Pond 7.5 miles My hiking today was completed by noon. It was a straight shot north up the Pogy Notch trail, a path that was cut in 1951.  … Continue reading

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New, No…Restored !…More Acadia Trails

Based on this article, I plan to get up to Acadia and hike these newly cleared historic trails.  Big news for hiking fans. Microadventure coming up! Here’s just a teaser from the article.  “Fifteen years into the rehabilitation campaign, 12 … Continue reading

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