The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Tag: katahdin

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 […]

Lost On A Mountain In Maine

Dear readers of The Maine,  Many of you helped support “Lost On A Mountain In Maine” when we announced their Kickstarter campaign in January of 2012. In production now, this feature film is an adaptation of Donn Fendler’s famous book of the same title, which chronicles the true story of his nine-day adventure as a young boy […]

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.

A Bucket of Mozzarella to Keep Me Warm

photographs and text by Megan Bedford Last week my husband, Justin, left for a late winter adventure to Mount Katahdin, Maine’s tallest mountain, and the northern limit of the Appalachian Trail. The trip is an annual tradition amongst some of the outdoorsiest men of his family, along with a motley crew of backcountry skiers and […]

Katahdin: Finding Winter

photographs and text by Justin Gove If you’re like myself you probably spent the last several months in a state of bewilderment and mild depression, a condition undoubtedly brought on by this horrid snowless non-winter. Just as I was about to give up all hope, sell my skis, and take up golfing my spirit was […]

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