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logikalIncredible Mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 16, 2012


The most dramatic setting/mtn in the east coast!
Posted Mar 29, 2012 3:46 pm

GlennDFirst State Highpoint!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2001


Climbed on a trip with the Outing Club from Brunswick HS. Great group, great mountain, great times!
Posted Jan 19, 2012 3:33 am

PaulRomano9th State HP  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2011


Wow... what a hike! Absolutely stunning scenery and beautiful weather made for a perfect day. Originally intended on doing Helon Taylor and the Knife edge, but it was rather windy so we opted for Saddle instead.
Posted Oct 11, 2011 2:11 pm

JowPerfect  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2011


Amazing weather, 70+ degrees and fall colors, who could ask for more. This hike was more epic than i thought but an absolute blast. Up Cathedral down the Saddle
Posted Oct 10, 2011 9:28 am

FlattlanderBest peak in the NE  Sucess!


IMHO. 2009 solo adventure on Knife Edge was great. Went back again with GF and a buddy and did the AT, which is also awesome. I want a winter ascent.
Posted Sep 21, 2011 4:45 pm

maddie77777What a peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2011


Climbed up the Saddle Trail and hit the top, where it was sunny and filled with people. There must have been 60 people at the top when I arrived. This peak had the most amazing views, and I can't wait to try it again via the Knife Edge route!
Posted Sep 21, 2011 11:46 am

BrianChaseFirst Climb  Sucess!


My partner on this climb has since passed away, and it is a very important place to me for that and many other reasons.
Posted Aug 22, 2011 4:59 pm

vbeckman74Skinny Dipping  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2005


Kevin and I knocked it out in 6 hours, including swim time in the creek on the way back.
Posted Aug 21, 2011 5:39 pm

xpdaKatahdan  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 15, 1997


With Serge, on the way to Eastport in the Archer.
Posted Aug 10, 2011 4:21 pm

markowensKatahdin   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2011


This was a fun, but challenging hike for me. Here is a link to the trails that I took. This was SHP #11 for me.

Posted Aug 7, 2011 10:48 am

Livetronicastarted late in the day  Sucess!


by the time we got to the top it was just about dark

we saw a large fisher cat on the way up which was really cool
Posted Aug 6, 2011 2:43 pm

jeffh25HP # 29  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2011


Took the Hunt/AT. An awesome hike on a great mountain.
Posted Jul 28, 2011 8:15 pm

joshvillensummit to myself  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2011
Took Roaring brook to dudley to baxters summit and back. Wasn't to impressed with the famous knife edge trail...hardly any exsposure to speak of.
Posted Jul 24, 2011 1:00 am

AlexeyDsolo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2011


Cathedral-Knife Edge-Helon Taylor, solo, just under 5 hours car-to-car. Blue-bird skies, almost no wind. Minimal bugs, too. Still a couple of snow patches left in South Basin. All in all a good day - too bad the drive is so damn long...
Posted Jul 8, 2011 8:51 pm

zoomlocoThru hike perfect ending  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2000


via an AT thru-hike. snow flurries and no visibility on summit day but nonetheless a great cap to an awesome experience. at age 19, the months alone in my head on the trail were the best thing that ever happened to me...
Posted Jul 7, 2011 1:07 pm

Holsti97Abol Slide scramble  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2011


Climbed via the Abol Slide Trail. Met many interesting people including a man who had summited Katahdin for the 46th time. 8 hours round trip including a leisure lunch at the summit. A clear day with great views. The black flies were brutal. State HP #47.
Posted Jul 1, 2011 11:32 am

VtownStrider1st Highpoint  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 2, 2002


I climbed this mountain well before even thinking about climbing all 50 state highpoints which was not started until 9 years after this state. From what I can remember of this summit, it was extremely difficult but it started my love affair with hiking. Chimney pond was beautiful!!
Posted May 8, 2011 6:15 pm

triyodaKnife Edge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2008


Maybe the best mountain in the East if you want some scrambling.
Posted May 7, 2011 1:45 pm

jjdubsInto the mist..  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2010


Up Cathedral, Cross the Knife Edge, down Helen Taylor. Beautiful and trying hike that I'll never forget.
Posted Feb 9, 2011 5:46 pm

mancopa3rd times the charm  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 5, 2011


We tried to do this trip the last 2 winters, and only now were we able to summit. Well worth the wait. One of the better North Eastern peaks. Massive, impressive, big, and intimidating. Great trip though. We squeezed in between 2 big snow systems, and were able to be the only people on the mountain that week. We went up the Cathedral trail, and back the same route. Amazing. What a good trip!
Posted Feb 7, 2011 3:01 pm

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