5 Lakes Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... going. I think I'll stick to the flat, with lakes and waterfalls to discover.
Once we reach Baxter, Brendan sets Chris and Anessa on their way, and then he sorts the rest of us out as we decide to stick together. Took him a few minutes, and a few loops of the car park to find our trail head, but hey-oh we're on our way just before 10am! The plan being to meet up with Brendan at another campground further into the Park around 3/330pm.
It was a brilliant day, and ...
So, our first overnight destination is a small town called Millinocket. We're staying at the Baxter Park Inn for two nights, and when we first pull into the parking lot, it doesn't look like there is much in the town at all. We did discover though, when going to dinner, that we're just staying at the edge of town. Over the hill, believe it or not, is a McDonald's! We didn't see the Starbucks, but ...
... and massive amount of obnoxious bugs, we turned around and headed for lower altitude to enjoy lunch. We wanted to be through the boulder field before the storm anyway.
We stopped at Thoreau Springs (see photo) to enjoy some lunch and watched a huge bank of clouds from the south creep up the mountain and engulf the peak. We could no longer see the top from one mile away. We ended our lunch quickly and chose to press on before those clouds came our way. ...
... those astute readers that have questioned my leaving Cape Breton..i did so on the premise that dh promised me moosies here at Baxter... sooo fingers x'd
i have been reminded why i have coveted this lifestyle… days filled w/ providence…
... and the wind blowing strong. I began to shiver and get goosebumps, so i snapped a quick selfie, chugged a liter of gatorade, and began my descent. Instead of the Abol trail, I hiked the AT down. It also had ridiculous boulders, which were equally as slippery. Most of the time I slid down them on my butt into another boulder, but it was pretty dangerous. I would reach a high sliding speed, attempt to slow myself down with my hands, but they were soft and ...