The traverse of Saddleback’s ridges is known to stand out as one of Maine’s premier mountain ranges. Saddleback Mountain, part of the New England 4,000 footer list also includes Saddleback Junior, and the Horn, which provide spectacular views in all directions. Saddleback I starts at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain, the third highest peak in the state of Maine, and ascends to the summit, which offers unmatched views of the area and surrounding mountain ranges. Saddleback II begins at Piazza Rock and on the second night, the two trips have the opportunity to share stories around a campfire. This trip offers students to hike nearly twenty-four miles on the Appalachian Trail and experience the beauty of the mountains and valleys of Maine.
Mileage: 23 miles
*Saddleback I & II share the same itinerary, but are run in opposite directions.
Whatsup! My name is Sarah Koe and I am not going to be a doctor (nor am I a lazy Koala). I am from the best place in the United States, Portland, OR (pronounced, OR-EE-GIN)—which is scarily similar to its portrayal in the slightly funny, slightly weird TV show, Portlandia. Before coming to college I regressed (or progressed, however you want to look at it) about ten years and purchased glow-in-the-dark rocket ship sheets for my dorm room. Last night I rented Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and was able to quote about 75% of it (kind of a big deal, if you’re into that kind of stuff). Billy and I go way back, all the way to our first day of Aesop together…at first we thought the other was a tad strange, but after five minutes we got over it and have been inseparable ever since. I am also a sophomore, and have a fondness for rocks (probably going to be a geo major, sort of the coolest major on campus, no offense Bill).
Good-day, my name is William H. Curley IV (yup, not messing with you), but you can just call me WILD BILL. When you first encounter me, you will be mesmerized by my sparkling blue eyes and the light layer of peach fuzz on my chin (nope, can’t grow facial hair…yet). I was born and raised in Wilton, CT and the things I enjoy most are taking long walks on the beach, rowing, and taking long walks on the beach. Some days I wake up to the song “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go.” Other days I take 3-4 naps in 1.5 hour-long intervals. I am a sophomore, and a neuroscience major on the pre-med track. Sarah says my spirit animal is a Koala…and who wouldn’t want to hang out with a Koala?