The Maine
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Cathedral Trail

painting by Jessica Ives The Cathedral Trail is the shortest way to reach the top of Mount Katahdin from Chimney Pond. Hikers follow blue blazes up granite boulders as big as cars. Scrambling up the one and half mile trail with hands and feet, their movement more closely resembles rock climbing than hiking. The 2,350 foot […]

First Trip To Baxter

video by Jim Dugan

AT SoBo, Day One

photographs and text by Matthew Mychack To whom it may concern: in one week I’ll be departing Baxter State Park, Maine, bound for Springer Mountain, Georgia– 2,180 miles known as the Appalachian Trail–in an attempt to become one of ~1,200 people to ever thru-hike the southbound route. James, I’ll be in Pennsylvania near your wedding, so you’ll […]

Lost On A Mountain In Maine

full length trailer for Lost On A Mountain In Maine Nine days, eighty miles, one step at a time. The inspiring true story of a young boy alone in the Maine woods. During the summer of 1939, 12-year-old Donn Fendler was hiking Mount Katahdin, Maine’s tallest and most rugged mountain, when he was separated from […]

Baxter 2013: Black & White

photographs by Justin Gove Just back from the annual trip to Katahdin. We had fine weather, plenty of food, and the best of company.

Grand Lake

photographs and text by Justin Gove Spent a perfect weekend with my Megan on Grand Lake Matagamon, Baxter State Park. These were truly some of the most wonderful days. A paradise of place and time.

Baxter State Park

photograph, text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist Spent three days in Baxter State Park, primarily at South Branch Pond Campground in the northeast corner of the park, so that I could lead a session on journaling and haiku for the ten cool kids in the Maine Youth Wilderness Leadership Program. As preparation for my session, […]

Dirt Roads

text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist This past weekend up at Baxter my husband and I were talking about how one of the reasons mountains are such sacred spaces is because they have the power to create their own weather. As I was driving down the long, winding dirt road to my sister and brother-in-law’s […]

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