Burnt Meadow

Burnt Meadow is located in Maine, United States. It has an elevation of 495 meters above sea level. It is located at the following coordinates: (43.9167, -70.9167)

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We hiked Burnt Meadow Mountain in August 2010. There are now two options. The trail branches at about 15 minutes into the hike. The right branch with blue blazes is called the North Peak trail and is the original trail with the steep climb at the very top. The left branch with yellow blazes goes all the way around the middle peak before ascending to the North peak. It's much longer - maybe twice as long - and does not have the very steep final climb. We went up the blue trail and down the yellow trail. It was a nice day and this was a very enjoyable afternoon hike with good (but not spectacular) views in most directions from the top. I would do this one again. (more...)

Jonathan, Melody, and I decided to hike Burnt Meadow today. We started out at about 1:00 in the afternoon. We had no trouble finding the trailhead, and all along the way the trail was very clearly marked.

There are no forks in this trail, so once you get on the trail, you'll have no trouble finding the peak.

There were a couple geocaches along the way that Jonathan & Melody wanted to stop for - one about two thirds of the way up, and the other at the peak. That was my first experience with geocaching.

Once you get near the peak, you'll find that the last little bit is fairly steep, but not so steep that children couldn't do it with a little bit of help.

The peak is a large plateau, and I noticed a couple places where people had built small campfires, so apparently there are people who like to camp up there.

The views are nice, but not spectacular. This region of the state has a lot of hills but no really grand mountains. Still, the  (more...)

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This mountain is located in south western Maine, in Brownfield, near Denmark and Sweden. It's not a very tall mountain, but there are a few nice views along the way.

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