Jeffrey H. Ryan Hiker Author Photographer Speaker Podcaster Director

A Section Hiker’s Guide to the Hundred Mile Wilderness

The northernmost stretch of the Appalachian Trail winds 114 miles from the last trail town Monson, Maine to the summit of Katahdin. Over the years this remote section has acquired the name “Hundred Mile Wilderness.”

Here are some tips for planning a trip through this special place.

5 Great Appalachian Trail Hikes

Looking to hike for a week or two on America’s oldest multi-state trail? Here are a few section hikes to consider. I’m often asked “What’s your favorite section of the AT?” or a slight variation, “If I wanted to do a section of the AT, what would you recommend?” After dispensing with the usual disclaimers […]