5 Lakes Lodge
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A ton has happened since the last time I have updated here. I know it has been a while since I have posted anything. I have just been really focused on hiking and trying to enjoy every step of this journey.
After I left New York City I started hiking towards the Connecticut border. The rainy weather I had in New York subsided and I had beautiful weather for my hike through Connecticut and Massachusetts. In Massachusetts I climbed up Mt. Greylock, the first big climb ...
... nothing big and scary was tracking us. We continued breathlessly on this trail for what felt like hours until it finally dead ended into a giant boulder twice the size of Mark (see photo). From there, the only way to the top meant bouldering aimlessly for hours. The first boulder required Mark to give me a boost up and I had a moment of panic wondering how I would get down without falling off of the mountain. But now, as I stood on top of the mountain, I would have ...
... or hiking before, and they seemed to enjoy almost every minute of it! People joke a lot about Maine and how there isn't much to do or see, but trust me...if you know where to look and go on the right day, it is one of the most amazing and picturesque places on this planet. I would recommend to anyone visiting the US to spend at least a week here, and definitely spend a couple of days camping in the Baxter State Park. ...
... of trees. Ducks were sailing here and there on its surface, and a solitary loon, like a more living wave, — a vital spot on the lake's surface, — laughed and frolicked, and showed its straight leg, for our amusement.”
― Henry David Thoreau, The Maine Woods
... heat warm inside of my jacket. I was fueled by adrenaline and fear of hypothermia. Phil says that hypothermia is more common in Maine during summer rather then winter, because people aren't as prepared for harsh weather. After climbing for a while the boulders got bigger and bigger. I stashed my trekking poles on my back and began climbing up the rock walls with my hands. Everything was slippery, so it made the climb even slower and more difficult. ...