New England Hundred Highest: East Kennebago; White Cap & Kennebago Divide; Snow (Cupsuptic)

Saturday, October 20, 2018 Drive #1:  I set up my GPS this morning and started driving by 6:30am. I should have arrived by 7:30am. However, Google doesn’t know a lot about the dirt logging roads of Maine. It tried to send me down a gated and padlocked road. Using Google Maps, I was able to … Continue reading New England Hundred Highest: East Kennebago; White Cap & Kennebago Divide; Snow (Cupsuptic)

New England 67/100 Highest: North Brother; South Brother, Fort, Coe

Saturday, October 6, 2018 Miles: 11.8 Elevation: 4485′ gain, 4392′ descent Start/End: Marston trailhead Gaia GPS Track    Last night, I slept at Katahdin Stream campground. My walk-in site (#3) has a picnic table, fire ring, and a 4-person lean-to, which as it turns out, does not fit my 2-person REI Half Dome 2 Plus … Continue reading New England 67/100 Highest: North Brother; South Brother, Fort, Coe

Long Trail, day 10

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Start: Lincoln Gap/Bristol End: Middlebury Gap/Gathering Inn, Hancock Mileage: 17.6 on LT Elevation gain/loss: 4373’/3661′ We had a lovely evening with my aunt and her partner, filled with lively conversation and a potluck dinner with their housing co-op. This morning, we were up at 6am, were served a scrumptious breakfast at … Continue reading Long Trail, day 10

Long Trail, day 9

Monday, September 3, 2018 Start: Birch Glen Shelter End: Lincoln Gap/Bristol Mileage: 13.6 on LT Elevation gain/loss: 4078’/3661′ After getting woken up by the Quebecois weekenders at 11pm by their full volume talking and use of white light headlamps in their bunks, I very firmly and politely told them that it was 11pm and they … Continue reading Long Trail, day 9

Long Trail, day 6

Thursday, August 30, 2018 Start: Sterling Pond Shelter End: Puffer Shelter Mileage: 15.9 on LT Elevation gain/loss: 5742’/5701′ After a nice relaxing evening, we climbed into bed and fell asleep around 9pm. We were woken up multiple times during the night by very intense, very heavy downpours of rain accompanied by high winds. It rained … Continue reading Long Trail, day 6

Long Trail, day 1

Saturday, August 25, 2018 Start: Journey’s End Camp End: Jay’s Camp Mileage: 11.8 LT, 2.0 RT bushwhack to Big Jay (+0.2 to shelter) Elevation gain/loss: ~4,916’/~4,000′, including bushwhack Towanda (AT NOBO ’15) and I started out from Journey’s End Camp around 7am. We traveled up the side trail to the Canadian border, took pictures, and … Continue reading Long Trail, day 1