Explore Maine’s Baxter State Park on the Freezeout Trail Loop

Skip the Knife Edge and escape the Baxter crowds on the Freezeout Trail.


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Hike The Great Circle Trail, Maine’s Newest Backpacking Route

This 30-mile backpacking route is Maine's newest.


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Gear Stories: A Good-as-New 42-year-old Backpack

What piece of gear can you feel more attached to that a well-fitting backpack?


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Alpha Guide: Hike the Knife Edge on Katahdin

It might be the single best hike in the state of Maine.


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8 Tips for Winter Hikes Above Treeline

Heading above the treeline? Use these tips to plan.


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Newsflash: Hikers Asked to Avoid Katahdin Over Labor Day Weekend

“For the duration of the gathering (Saturday to Monday of Labor Day weekend), Katahdin Stream Campground largely belongs to the Penobscot." the visitor center staff wrote on…


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Newsflash: Maine Gov Agrees to Allow Signs to Katahdin Woods and Waters

Finally, the signs are going up.


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