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Detour to East Chairback Pond by Walt McLaughlin

East Chairback Pond from the summit

The 100 Mile Wilderness is an unforgiving section of the Appalachian Trail, winding through the remote backcountry of northern Maine. Drawn to the physical and logistical challenge of it, I shouldered a sixty-pound pack then stepped into that sprawling forest with my dog Matika. I was gung-ho at first, but …

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Hiking Author Showcase

Bog Bridge

Starting August 1st, I’m going to be running a series of daily guest posts by some of the best hikers and hiking writers today. Chances are good that you’ve read some of their books, but if not, this will be a good opportunity for you to become acquainted. In addition …

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