Maine AT hike, day #2

Sunday, August 13, 2017Start: Cloud Pond Lean-toEnd: Carl Newhall Lean-toMiles: 17.0 (+0.4 trail to shelter, +0.2 view of waterfall)Elevation gained/lost: 3642‘/4160’Listening to: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson (Stormlight Archive #2) I was asleep last night by around 8:30pm; I fell asleep while blogging about the day. I was up at 6am and on trail … Continue reading Maine AT hike, day #2

Maine AT hike, day #1

Saturday, August 12, 2017Start: ME 15/MonsonEnd: Cloud Pond Lean-toMiles: 19.1 (+0.4 trail to shelter/water source)Elevation gained/lost: 4787’/3576′Listening to: Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson (Stormlight Archive #2) I stayed the night at Shaw’s hostel in Monson. I was up around 6:15am, and waiting in the kitchen for breakfast by 6:40am. Breakfast was at 7am sharp. … Continue reading Maine AT hike, day #1

NH/ME AT section hike, day 9

Start: Spaulding Mountain Lean-to End: Stratton MotelMileage: 13.5 We started out from the lean-to around 6:45am. We climbed over Spaulding Mountain (4,000′), Sugarloaf (3,540′), and then down to South Branch Carrabbasett River (2,100′). From there, we climbed South (4,040′) and North (4,228′) Crocker Mountains. After that, it was ~5 miles downhill to Maine 27. We … Continue reading NH/ME AT section hike, day 9