Baxter Park Inn
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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 …
... in a while. It was nice to gain elevation again and see the amazing sights that accompany mountains.
I made my way into Vermont, and subsequently a lot of mud. However, Vermont had some great views and I was able to make really good time. I was really excited about hitting the White Mountains in New Hampshire which caused me to zoom through 'Vermud".
The White Mountains did not disappoint. By far, this section was my favorite of the entire trail. ...
... you're ever in town... My roommate for the duration of the trip, will be Laura -all the other girls requested/paid for their own rooms. She seems canny so far -very funny, in fact-, so I'm not expecting any problems. The hotel reminds me of where we stayed in Churchill: coffee making facilities in the bathroom. Not so big a fridge this time though! Tomorrow, we're off to explore Baxter State ...
... about that later.. In some places there were metal handholds installed to make the impossible possible. Henry Thoreau did this in the 1800s ... how? Several hours, scraped knees and blistered fingers later, the boulders ended and we were on flat land! We made it! ... to the top of step one. We still had another mile and a half walk to Baxter Peak. This was a much nicer path that was mostly flat. There was a spot where several trails converged and a spring began which had ...
... the rain causing the rocks to tear them up. It was a very difficult climb down, the closest real life comparison to the trail they take in Lord of the Rings before fighting the giant spider. After finally getting past the boulder part, the trail turned into a rapidly flowing creek again. This lasted for a few obstacle ridden miles, climbing down a steep creek. 1.5 miles before the campground the trail became normal again, and it went along a series ...