Travel Blogs from Millinocket, United States

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Baxter Wilderness Preserve, Millinocket, United States travel blog

Baxter Wilderness Preserve

A travel blog entry by fredchristman

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The peak night of the Perseids Meteor Shower finds us deep in the dark wilderness of Baxter Park.  Our first campsite in Baxter Wilderness Preserve will be under the darkness of a New Moon.  Ideal conditions to view the peak night of the ...

White Water Rafting, Millinocket, United States travel blog

White Water Rafting

A travel blog entry by fredchristman

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Monday morning we meet our rafting guide for our training in whitewater paddling. Our guide will teach us how to direct our raft toward the best bumps and splashes as we maneuver through the rapids. There is not much to learn. The skills are really quite ...

Day 127: Carl Newhall to Cooper Brook, Cooper Brook, United States travel blog

Day 127: Carl Newhall to Cooper Brook

A travel blog entry by robconr

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Hey all Another drizzly and at times, downright rainy day on the AT in Maine. It would really stink to live in this state and have summer weather like this!!  However not all bad! The day started beautifully, blue skies and crisp morning temps. ...

Day 128: Cooper Brook to Wadleigh Stream, Wadleigh Stream, United States travel blog

Day 128: Cooper Brook to Wadleigh Stream

A travel blog entry by robconr

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Hi hi! So after going to bed to the rain coming down on the shelter roof, it was very lovely to wake up at dawn to some blue skies. 2000 miles and still the weather determines so much about our moods. The first few miles were beautiful, smooth and ...

Day 129: Wadleigh Stream to Millinocket, ME, Millinocket, United States travel blog

Day 129: Wadleigh Stream to Millinocket, ME

A travel blog entry by robconr

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... . Absolutely spectacular view of Katahdin with a river in the foreground. Some nice passersby took my photo... Got a lift into Millinocket with Cool Tool and his friend Freddie Rat.  It's odd because everyone here is either starting or finishing, yet ...

Day 130: Millinocket, ME to Katahdin Stream, Katahdin Stream, United States travel blog

Day 130: Millinocket, ME to Katahdin Stream

A travel blog entry by robconr

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Good evening AT diary, Well it has been a long fantastic journey. Those of you that have been bearing witness know that it was also painful, rainy, difficult, dangerous, funny, and long. Tonight I am camped out at the base of katahdin, with only a 5.2 mi ...

Day 131: Katahdin Stream to Katahdin, Katahdin, United States travel blog

Day 131: Katahdin Stream to Katahdin

A travel blog entry by robconr

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... ) I am at Roaring Brook campsite on the other side of the mountain. I approach some people and manage to comandeer a ride to Millinocket (20 mi) with mom-daughter hiking pair from Maine. Weird to be in the car with strangers for so long especially when ...

Second Movement, Millinocket, United States travel blog

Second Movement

A travel blog entry by kimandjeff

We survived the night.  We are now 50% of the hotel's population.  Great news we survived our first real hike at on the AT in Baxter Park.  That's the good news the bad news is Dooz was not allowed to step foot (paw) in the park.  So ...

Aug 18, 2009, Millinocket, United States travel blog

Aug 18, 2009

A travel blog entry by rlstout

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Pre-Katahdin, Maine, United States travel blog

Pre-Katahdin

A travel blog entry by rblaine89

After landing in Maine on Monday June 25th, I was picked up by a guide named Phil Pepin. He drove an Asheville thru hiking couple and I a couple hours into rural Maine, where we stayed at his cabin for the night. The large 2-story cabin was built with ...

We made it..., Millinocket, United States travel blog

We made it...

A travel blog entry by kimandjeff

We are all alive... 1494.1 miles.  Dooz has found creative ways to find comfort in back of the jeep.  I will load some photos once I find that darn adaptor.  Our last update was from Kennebunkport MA.  Yep was saw the summer home of ...

Daicey Pond, Daicey Pond, United States travel blog

Daicey Pond

A travel blog entry by jasontsheppard

Around ...

Baxter State Park, Maine, Millinocket, United States travel blog

Baxter State Park, Maine

A travel blog entry by lounik

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...looking hard for a drive-in... searching for a corner cafe.. well... i'm so glad i'm livin' in the U.S.A.  yes.. i'm so glad i'm livin' in the U.S.A.  anything you want... we got right here in the U.S.A... traveled 130 mi from Fredericton ...

DAY 4: Summitted a Mountain, Millinocket, United States travel blog

DAY 4: Summitted a Mountain

A travel blog entry by lawtonsj

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DAY 4: Summitted a Mountain This morning we were up at 5am for a quick breakfast and our hike up the mountain.  The ranger told Matt that we should set aside 12 hours for the 10 mile hike up and down the mountain.  We registered on the ...

Mount Katahdin, Millinocket, United States travel blog

Mount Katahdin

A travel blog entry by georgestrick

Well this weekend was quite the weekend! I, along with 6 campers and another counsellor, climbed and reached the summit of Mount Katahdin: the highest point in Maine. Now, if you're imagining something like Snowdon or Helvellyn then think again. Yes, ...

2nd attempt., Millinocket, United States travel blog

2nd attempt.

A travel blog entry by albertahiker23

2 days on the trail, blisters galore on my feet, pack weighs ways too much. Never been in so much pain. But apparently the worst is over, going back on the trail on ...

Millinocket, ME, Millinocket, United States travel blog

Millinocket, ME

A travel blog entry by jaredandjen

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... and Campground.  Great name for Moose hunters like ourselves so we headed back there.  It was a nice campground, right on Lake Millinocket.  The campground was definitely planned out more for Tent camping, but they put us in 1 of their 5 RV ...

Majestic Mt. Katahdin!, Millinocket, United States travel blog

Majestic Mt. Katahdin!

A travel blog entry by carmarmax

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... snacks, tied up our hiking boots and were out the door at 5 am. The drive was extremely easy and the roads were empty. Millinocket and Medway, the two towns we passed, were quaint and sleepy. We did pass a roadside lobster shack and agreed that would be ...

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