Mount Katahdin Hike Logs

Are you taking the New England Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge? Here you can see all the hikes logged in our challenge, with the most recent at the top. Click on a hike log to see all the details, more photos and leave comments for the challengers.

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By John Olmsted Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadRoaring BrookGroupsonHeaven Trails were great!! Shorts and T-shirt weather I am still amazed looking back a day later so many memories were made…. I wish i was a writer ….. it was a truly amazing day i'm glad i got to spend it with my son. If the person that came up with […] Read More →

Katahadin the hard way

By Allen Harvey Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadCathedral to Knife Edge to Helon TaylorGroupSoloThe most incredible hike I have done anywhere in the world. More challenging the Whitney! Views 360 degrees pure awesomeness. Read More →

New England Six Pack complete

By Craig W Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadAbolPhenomenal hike. We couldn't acquire a parking pass for Roaring Brook but managed to get one at the Abol lot. We hiked the Abol Trail up and back. Very steep with some serious bouldering in the middle section. Weather and visibility were perfect! Users who liked this: Read More →


By Hannah W Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadChimney Pond> Hamlin Ridge> NW Basin Trail> SaddleCHALLENGE COMPLETED! Mount Katahdin was definitely a challenge! My mom and I drove up yesterday and camped overnight at a local campground. We got up really early in the morning because we know today would be a long day, but also we knew there was a […] Read More →

Thunder bolts and lightening, very, very frightening!

By Brenda Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadChimney PondThe day started sunny and very warm:which is unusual for this time of year. We decided to hike Chimney Pond to Hamlin Ridge to enjoy the views while the weather was nice as there were thunderstorms predicted for the afternoon. Hamlin Pond was a challenging hike but it was worth the views. […] Read More →

Oh What A Hike!!

By Judy L Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadHelon TaylorGroupNo just some friendsThis was the toughest hike that I have ever done. The weather was perfect and the trail was long and steep! We chose to go up the Helon Taylor trail, across the Knife Edge and onto Baxter Peak. Our descent was down the Saddle Trail to Chimney Pond Campground […] Read More →

Katahdin Glory

By Jeff LaFrenier Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadHelon TaylorStarted at 6:15am up the Helon Taylor trail to the legendary Knife Edge. The Edge was the toughest and scariest section of trail that I ever did. Had I know just how bad it was I would have hike another route to get o the top. The weather was clear and cool […] Read More →

Beast of the North

By Marie Ralff Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadAbolWow this mountain was a beast. Just rolling up to the gate had me a little nervous. We traversed from Abol across Knife's Edge down Helon Taylor. Overall it took us about 12 hours. Knife's Edge was terrifying, but I'm glad to have accomplished it. Definitely will attempt this mountain again, it was […] Read More →

Team no sleep hike

By Msteph Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadHunt trail via Knife’s Edge and down SaddleGroupJeff CAwesomeness!! Users who liked this: Read More →

The Crown Jewel of Maine

By Ralph Peters Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadHunt TrailGrouphiked with CinspoonMt Katahdin… the toughest mountain I have ever attempted to conquer or should I says Katahdin conquered me. Ten plus miles of raw awesomeness, beauty and frightening climbs. We decided to trek up and down the Hunt trail (Appalachian Trail) which we had to register weeks in advance to hike […] Read More →


By Cindy Spooner Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadHuntGroupRalphPWhat a gorgeous day for a hike. With the winds being very low there was barely a breeze which made for a hot day. We took the Hunt trail which started off nice and easy with a gorgeous waterfall. The trail does end up getting pretty steep around mile 3 where we ended […] Read More →

Team no sleep on the Knife’s Edge

By Msteph Peak SummitedMount KatahdinTrailheadHelon TaylorGroupJeff CCrossed another bucket list hike off my list – Mt. Katahdin (aka Baxter peak), highest peak in Maine. To make it epic, I hiked up via the Knife’s Edge, very steep and strenuous, stunning views and nothing for people with fear of heights- down the Saddle trail which is also very […] Read More →

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