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3 Helicopter Rescues in June on Katahdin

There have been two helicopter rescues on Katahdin in two weeks. On June 23, 2014, a 60 year old man was airlifted by the Maine National Guard after falling 20 feet on the Dudley Trail. On June 12, 2014, a … Continue reading

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Baxter Closes Katahdin’s Abol Trail For Season Following Rock Slide

Baxter State Park has closed Katahdin’s Abol Trail for the season because of a rock slide. Like this:Like Loading…

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Maine Memorial Plans to Carry Stones To Katahdin Summit on Memorial Day 2014

The Maine Memorial project plans to carry stones with the names of service men from Maine who have fallen since 9/11 to the top of Katahdin on Memorial Day 2014. * Facebook page *Television profile Like this:Like Loading…

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Moose on the Loose on Maine I-95 Viral Video on Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel had this hilarious video of a moose running on I-95 in Maine. Like this:Like Loading…

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A Mountain Rises: The Art of Katahdin Exhibit at University of New England

A Mountain Rises: The Art of Katahdin is on display at the University of New England at Portland through October 27. Per its description. The mix of work in the UNE exhibition is impressive. Contemporary painters are well represented and … Continue reading

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Maine Sublime Exhibit of Frederic Edwin Church Paintings of Katahdin in the 1850s

An exhibit of paintings entitled “Maine Sublime” that feature paintings of Katahdin is in a much discussed display at Olana. The paintings are by Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church. Per the exhibit description: The artist first journeyed to … Continue reading

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‘Katahdin Drowning’ Murder Mystery by Janet Morgan

Author Janet Morgan has written a murder mystery set in Baxter State Park entitled Katahdin Drowning. The plot line follows librarian Jessie Tyler after she finds a body floating in Katahdin Stream. She of course investigates and finds out what … Continue reading

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A pregnant woman and her friend got lost hiking and were rescued only to drown hours later in car accident – NYPOST.com

Here’s a sad and bizarre story of Amy Stiner, 37, of Machias, and Melissa Moyer, 38, of Sunbury, Pa., who got lost at Roque Bluffs State Park in Maine and were rescued. Later on the same day they got lost … Continue reading

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Katahdin airlifted after rock gives way on Hunt Trail

Ned Hamara was airlifted from 3,900 feet on Katahdin after being hit on the head with a rock on Monday, July 1 after he grabbed a rock on the Hunt Trail. Katahdin hiker hit by falling rock | wcsh6.com. Like … Continue reading

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Millinocket named Maine’s 3rd Appalachian Trail Community

Millinocket is excited Maine’s 3rd Appalachian Trail Community — meaning it’s on the official map. Millinocket named Maine’s 3rd Appalachian Trail Community — Penobscot — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine. Like this:Like Loading…

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