Monthly Archives: July 2011

The End Game

114.4 miles. Eight days. Enough toothpaste, toilet paper, fuel, and peanut butter to get us to Katahdin. Probably very little cell service, though, so this is likely our last post from the field. While we had begun to feel that … Continue reading

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MAINE!

Yes, the title says it all. We have reached Maine. For the last four and a half months we have been sustaining our quest with the daily refrain “Gotta get to Maine.” Crossing the final border was a truly charged … Continue reading

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Worth the Wait, Part III

This is the final installment of our trials and triumphs in the White Mountains. Our previous post concluded just before our anxiously anticipated ascent of the infamous Mt. Washington. We had been blessed with clear weather before now, but during … Continue reading

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Worth the Wait, Part II

The continuing saga of Travis and Anne playing in the White Mountains. North and South Kinsman: No photos due to wet weather and a sense of urgency to reach our resupply destination on the other side. The Kinsmans certainly merit … Continue reading

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Worth the Wait–Part I

A few hundred yards before reaching camp tonight, we will cross the 1,881 mile mark. That puts us about 19.6 miles from the Maine border and precisely 300 miles from the summit of Mt Katahdin. Since our last post we … Continue reading

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The Penultimate State

After following the Long Trail in Vermont for about a hundred miles, the AT turns east and heads for New Hampshire and the White Mountains. From this point to Hanover, NH we walked on fine trails, leaving behind the mud … Continue reading

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