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Katahdin Climbs

 
Katahdin Climbs

Page Type: Trip Report

Location: Maine, United States, North America

Object Title: Katahdin Climbs

Date Climbed/Hiked: Jun 9, 1984

Activities: Hiking

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

 

Page By: Bark Eater

Created/Edited: Dec 17, 2011 / Dec 18, 2011

Object ID: 766082

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Why?

I climbed Mt. Katahdin fourteen times between 1984 and 1990. Recently I was going through some old papers and came across a log I kept of the adventures. I thought that posting the information here would help trip planners assess potential weather conditions they might encounter on the summit.

The Climbs

 
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The most challenging climb was certainly the winter excursion, which took about 12 hours round trip from the Katahdin Stream bunkhouse. We had to break a lot of trail through deep snow.

My fastest ascent was the last climb up the Abol Trail, 1:57 base to summit. Shortly thereafter we moved away from Northern Maine and I earned the name
"Florida Frank".

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