Horns Pond Ridgerunner Pack-Out

Join us on Saturday October 16 to help pack-out the Ridgerunner for the season from the Horns Pond campsite. The hike up is 5 miles with about 2,000 feet of elevation gain. We’ll pack up materials and then retrace our footsteps for the 5 miles down; total daily mileage is 10 miles. Please bring a large backpack with extra space to help pack out materials. Meet at the kiosk at the end of the Stratton Brook Pond Road at 8am (see image for map of meeting location).

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Gulf Hagas Ridgerunner Pack-Out

Join us on Saturday October 16 to help pack-out the Ridgerunner for the season from the Gulf Hagas area. Please bring a large backpack with extra space to help pack out materials. Meet at the Katahdin Iron Works gate at 8:30 or at the Gulf Hagas parking lot at 9.

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Joint Ridgerunner Training at BSP

Ridgerunners from both Maine Appalachian Trail Club and Appalachian Trail Conservancy, along with staff from the A.T. Visitor Center, in Monson, spent time at Baxter State Park with Park staff as part of their training. This strengthened ties and communication between the three organizations as they work together this season to educate hikers on the Trail and troubleshoot challenges.

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