Baxter Park Inn
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... I get accused of over exaggerating, no climbing gear was necessary and the slopes were not anywhere near vertical, but they were a massive challenge and I was immensely proud of the campers who came along. Some of them even outdid Lucas (the other Counselor) and me! Like any hiking trip, there were a couple of obstacles to over come: for example, motivation. On Monday morning we were up at 5:30 and straight ...
then later that afternoon…
…and here she is in all her glory :)
Since the center of the 100 mile wilderness, I continued to hike with the guys from OSU, or "The Summah Boys" as they signed themselves in the shelter journal entries. It was a nice change from my prior solitude, and the company helped pass the days a little faster. We all continued to get along well, and would share diminished resources with each other such as stove fuel and water treatment chemicals. Like I said in the previous entry, our original goal was to make ...
Today I made it to Jo Mary road, the center of the 100 mile wilderness and a gravel road used for logging and emergency extraction. It was my first day completely free of rain, but the trail was still flooded and covered in mud and long puddles. I did 16 miles today, my longest yet, and my wet feet are hating me for it. Made it to a shelter that has a large waterfall and swimming hole directly in front of it. All of the shelters are located beside rivers ...
I woke up the morning after Katahdin around 5 AM. I could really feel the "great mountain" in my legs, but i was excited for the day ahead of me. I had hung yesterday's clothes up in the shelter to dry, but with the rain all night and humidity it was pointless, they were almost wetter. Same with my shoes, even after removing the insoles and hanging them, I could barely notice a difference. A northbounder I stayed with the next ...
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