Katahdin Lake Approved

The Katahdin Lake acquisition at Baxter State Park which had aggravated locals but thrilled park goers has been signed into law.
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2006-02-16 Backcounty Accident Roundup: British Columbia, Spain, Maine, Montana, Russia

Accidents in North American Mountaineering (Accidents in North American Mountaineering)
Backcountry accident reports on the wires on February 16, 2006.
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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 rocks along a steep section of the Appalachian Trail on Maine’s Mount Cranberry.
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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 the season’s first big cold front. (more…)


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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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