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  1. 01 April 2010

    01 April 2010, Franklin
    I ran into thru hiking couple from Maine yesterday, it is such a small world. This couple lives on the same street in Brunswick that I grew up on. They live two doors down from the house on Magean Street. Their names are Jim and Elaine.

    Ron Haven invited me to make his morning bus run with him to Winding Stair Gap. When we were just two miles from Winding Stair Gap the bus broke down. Ron called two of his van drivers to pick up the occupants ...
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  2. General Advice - Monson to Katahdin

    I plan on hiking from Monson ME to Katahdin this summer starting +/- July 12th. My plan is to leave a car somewhere around Katadin and find transportation to Monson where I plan to start my hike. Does anyone know of a transportation service (guy with car for hire) in this area. Also, there appears to be several areas to park around Katahdin, any suggustions which one might be the best option?
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  3. Bear Mountian


    Hi I am so glad that you are about to start the wonderful trip. I am heading a little south
    then west my trip starts April 5th. homeward
    bound for the wonderful land of Alaska see
    you there I hope. Sunshine
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  4. 31 March 2010

    31 March 2010, Winding Stair Gap
    I did another big mile day today, 12.2. At this time I currently consider anything over 11 miles a big mile day.

    Went over Albert Mountain today and climbed the fire tower only to find the top closed off and locked. While I was up there a hound dog came to the fire tower with a radio collar on. I tried to get it to come close to me but wouldn’t. Chef came by before I left. I ended up hiking the rest of the day with him. He got his ...
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  5. 30 March 2010

    29 March 2010, Betty Creek Gap
    I was a little upset t myself today. I missed the side trail to Standing Indian Mountain. I did not see an sign for it. There will be plenty of more overlooks on this trip so I will not fret to hard over missing this one.

    There was the smell of a skunk all through the air while walking today. I believe it was the ivy type plant growing on the ground but I am not sure. I looked around but could not find anything else it could have been ...
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