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Pleasant Pond Mountain
September 25, 2016 from 9:30 am - 2:00 pmFree
The next Maine A.T. Land Trust Next Century Hike will be on Sunday, September 25th up Pleasant Pond Mountain in The Forks Plantation, just east of the Kennebec River crossing and Route 201 in Caratunk. The trailhead is located just off North Shore Road on the north side of Pleasant Pond. For this hike, the group will be meeting at 9:30am where Main Street in Caratunk, the Appalachian Trail and Route 201 all meet adjacent to the ferry crossing for A.T. hikers. Please RSVP by using the ticket system below, emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 207-808-2073.
From the trailhead, the distance to the summit of Pleasant Pond Mountain (2,480 feet) is 1.6 miles. The trail passes the Pleasant Pond lean-to and a beach access trail and then proceeds steeply to the open, rocky summit of the mountain, where there are great views. Total hiking time up and back for the 3.2 miles should be about 2.5 hours.
Join us if you can! The foliage is starting to emerge and the weather forecast looks nice (right now).