To hike the Berry Picker’s Trail, opened in 2016, up Saddleback mountain is to step back in time and enjoy one of Maine’s magnificent 4k mountains before the toll of thousands of footsteps has eroded the tender soil into a deep-grooved trail filled with rocks and roots.
Anyone looking to get a taste of hiking the Appalachian Trail in Maine will find a full-course AT meal on the Route 4 ascent of Saddleback Mountain. Add a dash…
Sugarloaf Mountain is Maine’s second-highest mountain, making it a top bucket list hike for peak baggers. Don’t be fooled by the relatively short hiking distance for a 4k mountain, Sugarloaf via the Appalachian Trail is not for the faint of hiking.
If you’d like a full-day hiking experience with all the quad-burning challenge and beauty of the White Mountains, minus the crowds, then the Bigelow Mountain Range in western Maine is surely for you. Once dubbed the tenth hardest day hike in America by Backpacker Magazine, the Bigelow Range traverse offers a series of rock-studded peaks connected through a string of emerald ridges, deep cols, and hearty climbs.