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How to Hike the 100 Mile Wilderness

Chairback Mountain, 100 Mile Wilderness

The 100 mile Wilderness is a bucket list hike if there ever was one. The route is arduous but extremely beautiful, running over mountain ranges and past beautiful Maine lakes along the northern most section of the Appalachian Trail. However, it’s quite a remote and unforgiving hike if you haven’t …

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Benton Mackaye’s Appalachian Trail Essay

On the Maine Appalachian Trail

History’s Lessons for Today’s World I love the history behind the Appalachian Trail and how it came into being. It’s amazing how an army of volunteers and organizers coalesced behind Benton Mackaye’s original vision for the Appalachian Trail and established a trail that runs within easy reach of the urban …

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Screw Auger Falls, Grafton Notch

Grafton Notch Last September I spent an evening in Grafton Notch along the Maine section of The Appalachian Trail. If you've never visited Grafton Notch, you owe yourself a visit. It's a remote and wild mountain pass at the northeastern end of the Mahoosic Range, marking the northernmost extent of …

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