My Dad was visiting from Florida, and we’d already had a pretty full day!We’d taken a tour by air – a plane tour of Mount Desert Island in the morning, a tour by sea – a schooner tour of Frenchman’s Bay in the afternoon, and we needed to take a tour by land, in order to have done… Read More Beech Mountain Hiking Adventure
It was Friday morning when my good friend Willow started texting me for a weekend adventure – DD, she says – tomorrow is going to be amazing, we’re leaving Bangor at 5 am. 30 degrees, no wind, and bluebird skies. Are you in? I know better than to say to no Willow, she’s ALWAYS blazing… Read More Mount Pierce – White Mountains, New Hampshire
Our squad decided we were up for a traverse across Cadillac Mountain on a balmy winter day that felt like Spring. it was about 40 degrees and not so windy. We started and parked near the South Ridge, North Ridge, Road Walk, Gorge Path, Hemlock Trail, Stratheden Path, finally ending at Sieur Du Monts where we… Read More Cadillac Mountain Traverse
VIDEO “…it’s very much like your trying to reach infinity. You know that it’s there, you just don’t know where-but just because you can never reach it doesn’t mean that it’s not worth looking for.” Norton Juster – The Phantom Tollbooth
On August 21, 2013, my wilderness babes and I did our yearly trek over Mount Katahdin, in Baxter State Park, Maine. Mount Katahdin is the highest point in Maine at the summit – 5,270 ft at the top.My girls and I camped out at Chimeny Pond and we hiked up Chimney Pond to Saddle to… Read More Over the Knife’s Edge – Mount Katahdin
This trail is about a 45 minute drive from Bangor, Maine. Its a great day hike with some nice vistas. Bring a picnic and a smile! The rugged trail network on Black Mountain in eastern Hancock County sits between the scenic waterbodies of Donnell Pond and Tunk Lake. Open ledges provide attractive vistas across the… Read More Black Mountain, Maine
Travel in numbers. The Ranger took this of us on our way up – before we started the trek. 7 am – ish. Plan to camp in advance. AND CERTAINLY BRING A HEADLIGHT WITH BATTERIES IN CASE OF 16 HOUR HIKE. Great end to a great night….16 hours later. As I was entering the… Read More Hiking Katahdin – Over the Knife’s Edge – or – How to Not get Lost on a Mountain in Maine
So I thought I’d scale a mountain. Nbd.