Hey everyone, After almost an entire month, I have finally completed the state of Maine! Au début le sentier suit, sur son versant nord un petit ruisseau pendant 2,2 km. 17 were here. 1938.9 done/250.9 to go. Specifically, the plan is to hike in on the Goose Eye trail, connect with the AT and continue through Mahoosuc Notch to Speck Pond campsite the first day. The Appalachian Mountain Club backcountry campsites in the White Mountains and the Mahoosuc’s (14 sites) are open year round, including access to shelters, platforms, and toilets. Date of Hike: 6/14/15 Old Speck Trail: 3.2 miles / Mahoosuc Trail: 22.6 miles / Centennial Trail: 2.8 miles Total Miles: 28.6 miles (10,285 feet elevation gained) Garmin Forerunner 910XT 31.2 miles (10,750' gained) White Mountain Guide Book Trip Report: - For the past four years I've been itching to do a one day Mahoosuc Range Traverse but just never could make it happen. Skip to content. Day 128: Speck Pond Shelter and Campsite to Baldpate Lean-to Woke up crazy early because I was worried about making the shuttle on time. This content is password protected. July 9, 2017. Day 2: Speck Pond Shelter & Campsite to Frye Notch Lean-To (10.4 miles) Day 3: Frye Notch Lean-To to Hall Mountain Lean-To (10.5 miles) Day 4: Hall Mountain Lean-To to Bemis Mountain Lean-To (11.1 miles) Day 5: Bemis Mountain Lean-To to Sabbath Day Pond Lean-To (10.0 miles) Day 6: Sabbath Day Pond Lean-To to Rangeley, Maine (9.4 miles) Day 7: Rangeley, Maine to Poplar Ridge Lean-To (10.7 … Length 7.4 mi Elevation gain 2870 ft Route type Out & back. To get back on the trail this morning we had to first take a short side trail that went next to the pond. Mike, I am once again all caught up on your blog and you amaze me. Day 27: Andover Maine to Speck Pond Campsite. We stopped for breakfast on top of Old Speck. Looking at the water made me wonder if there was a spring at the camp. The floodplain west of the bridge is often flooded after heavy rains and during periods of high water. One state closer to the end! Speck Pond Campsite 271.4, 9/15. This is primitive camping: privy toilets, no fires. Speck Pond is on the south side of Old Speck Mountain, a huge 4000 footer with a fire tower at the top. Day 165 - To Speck Pond Shelter (New Hampshire is COMPLETE) - 14.70 Miles - From Gentian Pond Shelter/Campsite To Speck Pond Shelter - The first obstacle of the day was to get up and over Mt Success. ... Flagstaff Lake camping trip 2013 - Duration: 4:51. July 7, 2017 ” Bob Wolf says: July 8, 2017 at 4:33 pm. Speck Pond Trail is overgrown in some spots and could definitely be brushed back in these places. One thought on “ Speck Pond Shelter and Campsite-Hall Mountain Lean-to. Pond campsite, in Maine. The blazing isn’t very frequent. Puis, après avoir quitté le ruisseau un virage vers la gauche s'effectue sur quelques sections très à pic pour ensuite arriver sur une section plus plat. 89,50% completed. Speck Pond can be contacted at or Speck Pond Shelter was completely rebuilt this year using a new design. We staff and de-staff 9 campsites on a staggered seasonal schedule from Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day weekend. Bowmerica. Chimney Pond BAXTER STATE PARK. Old Speck Mountain Trail is a 7.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Newry, Maine that features a waterfall. Maybe we should just say "the highest pond in Maine directly on the AT". 88.53% … Camping City Fall seven times and stand up eight. The trail down to the campsite was slab, rocks, and roots, it was wet in spots but not too bad overall. Sports & Recreation Speck Pond Trail, Berlin, New Hampshire. From Gum Creek the trail begins an up and down pattern for the next 6 miles. - From the summit we headed south on the Mahoosuc Trail to Speck Pond Campsite. Both looked fresh enough. I’m only 10 miles from the border. Hey everyone, I did a solid 15 miles today with lots of inclines mixed with roots and rocks. Hiking the Appalachian Trail with my son Ethan We camped at Old Speck Pond coming in off the Main Hwy over old Speck Mountain Then hiked what many say is one of the toughest parts of the trail we traversed Old Speck rsquo s Mahoosuc Arm down and then doubled back in a thunderstorm Here… Show Show. Yes, that's what the guide book says, but on the map Chimney Pond on Katahdin seems higher. Share this: Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Post navigation. Free. It was nice. Enregistrez votre propre itinéraire depuis l'app, téléchargez-le … 1918.0 miles done/271.8 to go. caretaker: Speck! Speck Pond, Newry : consultez avis, articles et photos de Speck Pond, classée n°11 sur 11 activités à Newry sur Tripadvisor. Speck Pond Trail’s blazing was similar. Tomorrow will be a big day that is for sure. US20-Lee, MA - 1546.8. Quote: Originally Posted by TJ aka Teej "on the highest pond in Maine". Speck Pond Campsite is the one exception with a $6 fee in-season (May-October) when a caretaker is present. It connects an eight mile section of the Appalachian Trail with thirty miles of new trail, forming a loop hike in Grafton Notch that crosses Maine Rt 26 close to its half-way point. The trail is only recommended for very experienced adventurers and is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and snowshoeing. Photo de Neige sur le sentier, début juin. Speck pond trail : (16 km aller/retour) : Le "trailhead" est situé sur Succes Pond Road (fermé l'hiver). The hardest mountain on the entire trail, the most insane boulder scramble, and a state line lie mere miles away. Thru-hikers had no difficulty with work-for-stay when I visited a few days ago. The enigmatic name "Goose Eye" is thought to have arisen from local settlers. Aaron, 2015 Speck! Turns out there was a spring and it was even running. Speck Pond is located at , Newry ME 4261. Speck Pond in Maine - 7/12/13 Terrance Bliss. Tomorrow I will be in New Hampshire!!! The Grafton Loop Trail is a new trail completed in 2007 that is designed to help take some of the pressure off the nearby section of the Appalachian Trail and the Speck Pond campsite which receive very heavy use. Then summit Old Speck Mountain the second day, and hike out on Speck Pond Trail to Success Pond Road where we parked, about 10 miles each day. Day 28-speck pond campsite- gentian pond campsite. Bob Trawick 2,181 views. Hiking with kids - Speck Pond Trail to Speck Pond Campsite, Mahoosuc Mou... Posted by MattyB at 4:15 PM. 87.58% complete. July 7, 2017. Reply. To view it please enter your password below: Password: By the time I reached Speck Pond the overcast had pretty much filled in. Loading... Unsubscribe from Terrance Bliss? That place is Speck! 07 … 1960.0 miles done/229.8 to go. 4:51. September 15, 2009 Grayson Cobb Leave a comment. dans . It was a relatively uneventful summit. Mar 4, 2020 - Speck Pond Campsite In Grafton Notch State Park Newry Maine [OC] (1080x1440) Speck Pond Campsite In Speck Pond Shelter Waypoint: SpeckPond 44.56469,-70.97362 County/State: Oxford ME Elevation: 3500' or USGS elevation 1921.2 miles from Springer and 271.8 miles to Katahdin next shelter south ↓ 5.1 miles. Photo de Intersection AT et Speck Pond Trail dans . The Bowman Family photo blog. Beth Meyer says: July 8, 2017 at 4:49 pm. Congrats on making it thru the “Notch” Like Like. next shelter north ↑ 6.9 miles. For the Speck! Filtering pond water is usually a pain, often requiring a backflush on the filter to clear out the scum that builds up from the particles in the water. There were a few tent platforms with hikers breaking down camp and one guy sound asleep in his sleeping bag in the lean-to. June 30, 2014 Uncategorized Jacob Gilliland. 2 thoughts on “ Carlo Col Shelter and Campsite-Speck Pond Shelter and Campsite. Just before reaching Gum, the Speck Pond Spur Trail (campsite) connects from the south. Anyway, it's a delightful overnight stop. It will feel so good to move onto another state. Newer Post Older Post Home. Speck Pond campsite. Téléchargez la trace GPS et suivez la trace du parcours à partir d'une carte. Old Speck Pond … is at the very northernmost end of AMC's region here in the White Mountain Region, an isolated outpost at the raggedy edge of the rugged Mahoosuc Range, at the edge of the highest pond in Maine. On the climb up … October Mountain Lean-to, MA - 1554.0 The first major stream is Big Fork Creek. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Upper Goose Pond Cabin Side Trail, MA - 1545.2. Trivia & History The impressive triple peaks of Goose Eye offer one of the finest views in northern New England. Nine lean-tos and a bunkhouse next to a glacial cirque, all but surrounded by the soaring granite walls of Katahdin. 207-941-4412. maine.gov/cutlercoast. June 30, 2014 Uncategorized Jacob Gilliland. Walt. Next: Next post: Hall Mountain Lean-to-Sabbath Day Pond Lean-to. 1918.0 miles done/271.8 to go. 87.58% complete. Hikers should exercise extreme caution. all shelters popup list of nearby shelters (mileage, bearing) (as the crow flies) NOAA weather near shelter or wunderground . Téléchargez la trace GPS et suivez la trace du parcours à partir d'une carte. Enregistrez votre propre itinéraire depuis l'app, téléchargez-le et partagez-le avec la communauté. 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