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Topic: Mt Kathadin, Hiking mount Katahdin< Next Oldest | Next Newest >
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Mt Katahdin, ME

Starting at Roaring Brook Campground, we hiked on Cathedral Trail, Knife edge and Helon Taylor.

A great hike.  If you're afraid of height, you'll have a hard time at some places.

See the report I did with my gopro cam:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gW-R5u2BUL0

Hope you'll enjoy it!  :)
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IMO you can't expect people to take more than 20 minutes to look at a video. Yours froze up on me, looked at a less than 5 minute one on same page with no problem. Just my opinion.

That said Katahdin was "Great Mountain" when I did it 35 years ago. Where did you [or google earth] get "Highest Peak" from? Just curious. There are many different native translations for many things.

Kathdin is harder than many western mountains, pretty amazing place. Sorry I couldn't do the whole video but thank you for sharing.


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IMO you can't expect people to take more than 20 minutes to look at a video. Yours froze up on me, looked at a less than 5 minute one on same page with no problem. Just my opinion.

That said Katahdin was "Great Mountain" when I did it 35 years ago. Where did you [or google earth] get "Highest Peak" from? Just curious. There are many different native translations for many things.

>  Where did you [or google earth] get "Highest Peak" from?

Got it from Wikipedia I think.

Thanks for giving feedback.  I'm preparing my video about Mout Washington winter climb.  It will help.

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I should have said make a shorter version but don't throw away the longer one as many don't think like I do.

I checked Wikipedia and it says to the Penobscott's it was/is "Greatest Mountain." So maybe some Penobscott's have said "Highest Peak" too since what I heard conflicts with Wiki a bit too.

Have you done The Traveler?


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No, never did The Traveler, where is it?

Thanks for the feedback.  Your comments will help make better videos next time.  ;-)

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I checked Wikipedia and it says to the Penobscott's it was/is "Greatest Mountain." So maybe some Penobscott's have said "Highest Peak" too since what I heard conflicts with Wiki a bit too.

I probably did an error while translating to french and then back to english.

Here's where the mistake probably come from.
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I enjoyed your video. Makes me want to do that hike myself.
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I agree that the video was too long to view in its entirety, but I just scanned through.

More importantly... I really enjoyed that! Thanks for sharing!


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Spent a week up there in 1971, one of the most enjoyable backpacking trips my wife and I ever had.  Great fishing, great scenery and a nice climb of the peak in very good weather, June I think.

Does Baxter State Park still have the canoes doled out to various lakes so that when you cross over to the country beyond you will be the only people there??

Very nice to have a chunk of beach and woods all to yourself for exploring and fishing.


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The views were all beautiful. You really had great adventure.
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