Renowned for its beauty, Maine is a favorite destination of hikers throughout the world. Maine is equally known for hosting the most arduous section of the Appalachian Trail (AT), which culminates on Mt. Katahdin.
“To be whole. To be complete. Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from.”
John Dunn and his party of hunters built Camp Russell, an outpost at Russell Pond at the base of Russell Mountain, some fifteen miles north of Northeast Cove on Moosehead Lake, Maine. Dunn and his hunters likely took a steamship to the north end of Moosehead Lake, and traveled by packhorse for another day to reach their remote camp.
Retouched by MarmadukePercy