This trip is crammed full of interesting highlights moving quickly from one to another including Old Speck Mountain, the precipitous descent of Mahoosuc Arm, Mahoosuc Notch, South Peak vista, and most of the Mahoosuc Range. After conquering one of the most difficult sections of the Appalachian Trail on the second day, known as Mahoosuc Notch, where you will scale a glacier-carved gash, you will feel accomplished for sure! Crossing paths with other Batesies, you will have the opportunity to meet more determined hikers like yourselves and get to know your new classmates. The Mahoosuc Range provides a challenge to experienced hikers who are willing to push themselves and enjoy Maine and New Hampshire’s beautiful peaks.
Mileage: 23 miles
*Mahoosuc I & II share the same itinerary, but are run in opposite directions.
Hi! I’m Emily I’m a rising senior from the lovely San Juan Islands of Washington. I’m an avid member of tons of local community service groups. I’m a psychology major and education minor. I love skiing, playing soccer, and hiking the mountains of both the west and east coasts. I had a great time leading Saddleback II my sophomore year and I’m excited to notch it up!
I’m David. I’m a rising senior bred in the Alaskan wilderness by polar bears. I’m a music composition and philosophy double major and a captain of the Frisbee team. I play a wide variety of instruments and spend my time indoors writing, recording, and producing music, while outdoors I hike and ski. I’ll be fresh back from trekking in Nepal and pumped to lead another AESOP trip. Get ready to conquer some peaks.