Saddle Trail – Katahdin

Hey! It’s DD. in 2016, I was recovering from a knee injury, so I wasn’t event sure that I could hike Katahdin. We continued on planning our annual trip, regardless of the facts that the odds were against us – my knee was a mess, and the forecast called for 100% thunderstorms for the weekend. Willow and I stress ate our way through the week, […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Katahdin

If you live in Maine or New England, summiting Baxter Peak on Katahdin is a definite for your outdoor adventure bucket list.  Between the two of us, we have spent many days and nights in Baxter State Park over the years and we have hiked almost every trail on the mountain. Willow has hiked most of the peaks in the park and is working on […]

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Knife’s Edge on Mount Katahdin

On August 21, 2013, my wilderness babes and I did our yearly trek over Mount Katahdin, in Baxter State Park, Maine. Mount Katahdin is the highest point in Maine at the summit – 5,268 ft at the top.This mountain is magical – a yearly reminder of the greatness of the land and nature’s blessings. It’s also  great reminder to ourselves that we can do anything we […]

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Hiking Katahdin Over the Knife’s Edge

Hello! If you’re coming to this post after reading about my first experience hiking on Mount Katahdin, you’ll know that I was really looking forward to hiking Katahdin over the Knife’s Edge. After we had such a great experience on year one some of our fellower Lucerne Inn-rs decided to join us on year two! Ethan decided that this year we should do the longest […]

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Winter drive to Mt. Katahdin

One beautiful February day in 2012,  my friend Melissa and I took my old Dodge Durango for a four wheel drive adventure through Millinocket, Maine. We took some of the logging roads so we could see Mount Katahdin.  We explored, we had a beautiful sunset, and it was a great day overall. As I’m writing this in 2016, I couldn’t even tell you where we […]

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Finding Yourself on Mount Katahdin

Hey! it’s DD. I am writing this retrospectively, as my initial post from this event only included photos  – back when I was a writing + photog newbie!! Many of you don’t know this, but my first Katahdin Summit came from a place of fear.It was a big catalyst in changing my life direction – my experience was not unlike many others who have had […]

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