Backpack - Maine Appalachian Trail - Rangeley-Stratton Area (NW Maine)

Maine Appalachian Trail - Rangeley-Stratton Area (NW Maine)

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8:00 AM at Trailhead
Limit 4 Mountaineer participants. Recommended transportation: air travel to Boston and group vehicle rental to Maine. Pre-backpack accommodations in Rangeley or Farmington, ME area. Among the best places to hike the Appalachian Trail-- Rangeley-Lakes Region (Rt 4 to Route 27) - "It's rugged, beautiful, and captures the essence of the AT experience in Maine. ... this remote section clambers over the massifs of Saddleback, Sugarloaf, .. and visits the shores of several serene mountain ponds along the way. A remarkable lack of development enhances the sense of isolation ..." (AMC Outdoors Magazine, April 2006) TRIP INFO MEETINGS: Wed April 19, 6:30-7pm at Seattle Mountaineers bldg (Photo group meeting room); Tues May 16, 6:30-7pm at Seattle REI (World Wrapps cafe). For information and signup, contact Mountaineer coordinator Linda Moore or 425-347-7650 (7:30-9:30pm, weekdays). AMC trip leader Art Portmore and co-leader Ed Goldstein will approve trip signups. Mountaineer coordinator Linda Moore will accept information inquiries and provisional signups, and coordinate trip logistics for Mountaineer participants. To editor: This is a Seattle backpack trip only. Photo Cmte trip listings include no details or cross-listing for this backpack.
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