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    Exclamation Baxter opens the AT, and other trails, on 5/28/21

    Baxter opens the AT, and other trails, on 5/28/21

    From the Park:

    The following trails on Katahdin will open Friday, May 28th:
    Hunt, Abol. Helon Taylor, Hamlin Ridge. and Chimney Pond
    The following trails on Katahdin will remain closed for resource protection until further notice:
    Cathedral, Dudley, Saddle, North Peaks, and Northwest Basin
    Traveler Trails remain closed at their trailheads.
    Teej

    "[ATers] represent three percent of our use and about twenty percent of our effort," retired Baxter Park Director Jensen Bissell.

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    Good thing I changed planed start from 23 May to 10 Jun! Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by HankIV View Post
    Good thing I changed planed start from 23 May to 10 Jun! Thanks
    Bit early to plan a SoBo start that includes Katahdin. Glad things worked out.
    Teej

    "[ATers] represent three percent of our use and about twenty percent of our effort," retired Baxter Park Director Jensen Bissell.

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    Does this mean that if one wants to hike up using the Knife Edge, you have to use Helon Taylor to get both up and down?

    Will this likely change by late July/early August?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJakes View Post
    Does this mean that if one wants to hike up using the Knife Edge, you have to use Helon Taylor to get both up and down?

    Will this likely change by late July/early August?
    Currently you can loop around via Hamlin Ridge and Chimney Pond. All trails should be open by July.
    Teej

    "[ATers] represent three percent of our use and about twenty percent of our effort," retired Baxter Park Director Jensen Bissell.

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    On Tuesday, June 1, Traveler and all Katahdin trails with the exception of Saddle will be open.
    The Tote Road is open to Phoenix Turn from the south and Trout Brook Crossing from the North.
    Teej

    "[ATers] represent three percent of our use and about twenty percent of our effort," retired Baxter Park Director Jensen Bissell.

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