Trip report

Bald Mountain Trail

Hiking/Walk DATE: 01/07/2019 - 01/07/2019

Trip/Event Location: Camden, ME
US

Trip Leader(s): baezfred

Max # People: 10

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

 Although Bald Mountain (not to be confused with Bald Rock Mountain in Camden Hills State Park )  is only 1280 ft in elevation,  the summit is home to world class scenic panoramas of

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Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

Rt 1 Maine going north. Make a left onto Rt 90 in Warren.After 8.1 miles make a left onto Rt ME-17. After 2.7miles turn right onto Hope St. In 0.9 miles make a right onto Gillette Rd, then in 1.6 miles turn left onto Barnestown Rd. Parking lot will be on the left. I will be driving a red Toyota Corolla and wearing an orange jacket.


Trip Report/Photos
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Trip report: Hike on Bald Mountain

 

Although a bit cold, upper 20’s, the sun was out and the energy vibrant (that’s a lie, I slept the whole ride up). It was three of us, Mo, Billy and myself. This was Billy’s first time participating in a GO hike, and “like a virgin”, he made it through the wilderness, somehow he made it through, didn't know how lost he was until he found GO. Knowing this was his first GO experience, it was important to be gentle and make it a  magical and cherished memory for him. With that in mind, we made a steady climb to the summit. Great views of Mt Megunticook, Ragged Mountain, downtown Camden and the vast open ocean extending to the horizon. The hike was short and only took 1 hr to reach the summit. We made a careful descent down the rocky, icy trail. At the end of our adventure we enjoyed a tasty lunch and then drove back home….I slept the whole way back.  

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What Members Are Saying About This Trip/Event

  • Great pictures you guys. The hike was lots of fun. - MO
  • Virgin huh?? LOL I'm no virgin, and I can prove it if you want!! Go get some poppers, because YOU are going to need them!!! :) hahaha -- evil grin --- :) - BillyB1976
  • Virgin huh?? LOL I'm no virgin, and I can prove it if you want!! Go get some poppers, because YOU are going to need them!!! :) hahaha -- evil grin --- :) - BillyB1976
  • This was my first GO event. I'd like to do more, but it is a long drive south. Southern Maine is almost another world to me... Thank you Fred and Mo for the hospitality. I'm glad to have 2 new hiking buddies, and would love to do more hikes in the future. - BillyB1976

Members That Participated

baezfred

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Scarborough, ME


United States
BillyB1976

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Fort Fairfield, ME


United States
MO

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Scarborough, ME


United States
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