Monthly Archives: September 2016

1-minute hike: The new Abol Trail, Katahdin, Baxter State Park

Difficulty: Very strenuous. The 3.4-mile trail is steep and extremely rocky. Sections of the trail require hand-over-foot climbing over boulders. The trail leads to the Hunt Trail about 1 mile from Baxter Peak, the summit of Katahdin. Therefore, if hiking to the summit, the hike out-and-back is 8.8 miles. How to get there: Travel on […]

Where in the woods am I? Bluff Head Preserve

And the answer is… Bluff Head Preserve! The winner, drawn randomly from all who guessed the location correctly, is Larry Packwood of Sedgwick! Enjoy the $50 L.L.Bean gift card, Larry. And thanks to everyone for playing. Come on back next Monday to play again! And if you’re interested in these new trails (they just opened this summer!), stay tuned for the […]