The Brothers (ME) Climber's Log

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technicolorNH - Nov 18, 2016 2:49 am Date Climbed: Nov 17, 2016

Marston Trail  Sucess!

Katahdin was closed due to endangered species protection for the rest of the fall so North Brother was the goal for the day. The first three miles of trail were pretty good but the 1.2 mile section before you hit the final push to the summit was horrid. It was like wading in an icy stream, with calf deep puddles in places. There were some wood puncheons scattered on the trail, but they really weren't effectively placed. Two hours and thirty minutes up and the same time back down in a steady drizzle. I returned on 21 September 2017 and did North Brother again, plus Fort, South Brother, and Coe on a sunny day. Eight hours and forty minutes to do the entire loop.


alexbuck - Oct 18, 2010 4:44 pm Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2010

Marston Loop  Sucess!

Climbed Mt OJI, Mt Coe and both Brothers. The trails were all rivers, or at least swamps, but the summits of Coe and the Brothers were excellent, with great views.


Tahawus - Aug 13, 2008 10:52 am Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2008

The Brothers  Sucess!

Climbed with OJI and Coe via the Marston Trail from Slide Dam. Hiked the Brothers in pouring rain. Not a really fun day. We were lucky though that it stopped raining when we were on the two summits. No views though. Will come back here someday to climb Fort and see what exactly we missed by hiking on a crummy day.


eric-griz - Nov 17, 2007 8:55 am Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2001

Hey Bro!  Sucess!

I only hiked up North Brother for New England 4k.


buzzdainer - Oct 14, 2007 11:22 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1996

Foster Field  Sucess!

Warm day, though rainy. Still, nice views of Katahdin through the drizzle.


rasgoat - Oct 4, 2007 8:55 pm

good hike  Sucess!

Great loop of O-J-I, Coe, and the Brothers along woth nartreb and buddy paul. excellent views of the whole park!

Bark Eater

Bark Eater - Sep 4, 2007 12:25 pm Date Climbed: Oct 20, 1985

Great fall trip  Sucess!

Made it up with just a bit of snow to contend with.


matt81 - Jul 25, 2007 8:56 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2007

Coe Marston Loop  Sucess!

Trail up North Brother is pratically a stream with significant erosion.


Enapai - Jun 22, 2007 2:39 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2007

North Brother via Marston Trail  Sucess!

Okay, so if the previous day on the Katahdin massif was perfect, it inevitably had to rain at some point on the trip. Not much to see. Definately some eroding taking place on the trail.


woodstrider - Aug 1, 2006 8:59 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2006

North Brother  Sucess!

I finished up my North East 4K's today on North Brother. Took the Marston Trail all the way up. Lovely day- warm and sunny- a great day to finish up.

royswkr - Jul 3, 2006 8:18 pm Date Climbed: Sep 10, 1992

Up Coe, down new Marston  Sucess!

Side trip to Fort

Matt Worster

Matt Worster - Mar 14, 2006 5:50 am

Martson -Coe Loop

Pleasant solo hike while "home" from college. I now regret not going out to Fort. That was back in my "thou shalt stay on trail at all times" days.


nartreb - Apr 25, 2005 3:27 pm

Route Climbed: Marston Trail - Mt Coe Trail loop Date Climbed: 12 October 2003  Sucess!

After climbing Katahdin, we stuck around for a long weekend. This hike was a nice change from Katahdin's extremely steep trails.

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