Tag Archives: Maine

February 11, 2006 Linkage

State Highpoint News Warm weather records broken on Mount Washington Boston Globe – United States MOUNT WASHINGTON, NH –Talk about a warm winter — it’s been raining on top of Mount Washington. Tim Markle, chief meteorologist …

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Baxter in $14 Million Expansion to Include Katahdin Lake

Trust for Public Land has closed on a $14 million expansion of 6,000 acres of Baxter State Park.

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Baxter Interim Director Jensen Bissell Promoted to Replace Buzz Caverly

Interim Baxter Park Director Jensen Bissell, of Milo has been promoted to replace Buzz Caverly at the park.

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Baxter Relatives Complain About Director Selection Process

Relatives of Percival Baxter who donated Maine’s highest point are complaining they are not being consulted on the replacement of Buzz Caverly as director.

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Helicopter Rescue on Mount Cranberry in Maine

Boston.com reports Steven Mazerolle, 52, of China, broke his leg while climbing a steep snow and ice covered portion of the Appalachian Trail on Mount Cranberry in was with two others on Saturday when he fell on ice- and snow-covered … Continue reading

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Wilma's Big Snow/Blow From Brasstown to Katahdin

I’ve been a bit under the weather for the past month or so but am now getting caught up. Here’s some additional storm info and the big snows that occurred when Wilma going up the coast from Florida slammed into … Continue reading

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Buzz Caverly To Retire After 46 Years at Baxter State Park

Baxter State Park Director Buzz Caverly plans to retire July 1 according to the Bangor News.

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Late Snows Mean Abol Trail Only Way to Climb Katahdin on Memorial Day

Maine Today reports Abol Trail will be the only accessible trail for Katahin on Memorial because the late spring.

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Peter Thompson’s Geology of Highpoints

Peter Thompson at the University of New Hampshire has an elegant and comprehensive description website about the geology of the highpoints of each state.

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Buy Summit Markers from Mountain Climb

Mountainclimb.com has great collection of pewter benchmarks of highpoints.

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