Twin Pine Camps at New England Outdoor Center
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After breakfast, which was a basic continental (cereal, English muffins, tea/coffee, orange juice.. and a wrapped pastry to take for later!), we're out by the van for 0730, making up a sandwich and grabbing some picnic items for a packed lunch. On today's agenda is a trail in Baxter State Park. For most of us anyway; Chris and Anessa are doing the Owl peak. Brendan put most of us off that one last night, saying there was quite a bit of scrambling to do near the summit, and it would ...
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 ...
... old uncle who still lives here and and also able to visit the cemetery where his parents are buried. We drove over to Baxter State Park today. This is the site of Mt. Katahdin- the highest point in Maine and the end of the Appalachian Trail. On the way back to the campsite we stopped and picked enough wild blueberries for a pie. Maureen made the pie and it was divine! We ...
... I began receiving concerned texts about what kind of wife I must be for putting him in deliberate danger. :-/ I tried to remain positive: We're ready! We can do this! It won't be so bad! People do this everyday, why can't we?
Our wonderful landlord delivered us a Keurig on Friday so, come 4 am on Saturday morning, we made coffees, lunches, packed up rain gear, flashlights, waters and snacks, tied up our hiking boots and were out the door at 5 am. The drive ...
... to get up, changed, pack up the tents...all before breakfast! This was a particular challenge because, as the mountain is in Baxter State Park the rangers had put in place a number if restrictions, such as we couldn't pitch tents on grass (which might damage the ecosystem), so we had a hard gravel floor (no carry mats...we forgot those :-p). We then loaded up the van from our humble but homely camp site (complete ...