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  1. AT#30 Kakadjo Road to Monson

    by , 05-03-2020 at 17:36 (Katahdin to Kakadjo Road ME October 3-9, 2018 din)








    September 24-October 2, 2019


    AT#30 ME Kakadjo Road to Monson




    Solo Hike (MIA)
    September 24
    Departed Midlothian VA to Shaw’s at Monson to catch shuttle at 6:30 am to Kajadjo Rd
    9/25
    Hiked 9 mi. to Logan Branch LT fording Pleasant River and climbing half of White Cap.
    9/26
    Hiked 7.2 mi to Carl Newhall LT going past White Cap, Hay Mtn, and Gulf Hagas Mtn summits. ...

    Updated 05-03-2020 at 18:18 by MIA

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  2. Katahdin to Kakadjo Road ME October 3-9, 2018

    by , 04-20-2020 at 14:09 (Katahdin to Kakadjo Road ME October 3-9, 2018 din)
    AT# 29 ME Katahdin to Kakadjo Road.


    With 2 Mile


    10/3Climbed Katahdin 5.2 m Spent nite at Appalachian Trail Lodge in Millinocket and took shuttle to Katahdin Springs Campground arriving at 7am. Started ascent arriving at summit at 1:45pm. This was a very strenuous tough climb with three sections of very technical scrambling. It's far tougher than anything in the White's and southern Maine. I would never climb this in bad weather due to the limited footholds ...

    Updated 05-01-2020 at 17:02 by MIA

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  3. AT ME Kakadjo Road to Monson September 24-October 2, 2019

    by , 04-14-2020 at 22:01 (Katahdin to Kakadjo Road ME October 3-9, 2018 din)
    AT ME Kakadjo Road to Monson September 24-October 2, 2019


    Solo Hike (MIA)
    September 24
    Departed Midlothian VA to Shaw’s at Monson to o catch shuttle at 6:30 am to Kajadjo Rd
    9/25
    Hiked 9 mi. to Logan Branch LT fording Pleasant River and climbing half of White Cap.
    9/26
    Hiked 7.2 mi to Carl Newhall LT going past White Cap, Hay Mtn, and Gulf Hagas Mtn summits. Got extremely close to female Moose near Sidney Tappan campsite.
    9/27
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  4. "The Ethics of Thru-Hiking During the COVID-19 Pandemic"

    Quote Originally Posted by med2 View Post
    How are you putting others at risk when individuals take risk each and every day. We must choose our own level of comfort. If I chose to hike the trail or go to the store during the Wuhan virus scare, that is my choice. Those that are hiking take the INDIVIDUAL risk of hiking. Just because someone else gets a warm and fuzzy feeling telling others how they personally should live is ridiculous. Okay, let's play this nonsense out. "Today I saw a bear on the trail near Hot Springs!" "Don't
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  5. Day 1 of 4 in the Whites - Franconia Ridge


    Alpha-Gal and M2 planned this as a 4 day hike from Franconia Notch to Crawford Notch using the Hut system for overnights. Day 1 is from the Liberty Springs Trailhead up to the Franconia Ridge Trail and back down to Greenleaf Hut. This hike passes over the summits of Little Haystack Mountain, Mount Lincoln, and Mount Lafayette. Alpha-Gal and M2 made a quick stop for lunch at the Liberty Springs Tentsite and checked out the spring and privy ...
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