The Fair-Weather Highpointer

First, let me start this post by sayingย I GOT TO MEET THE SUMMIT CHICKS!!! I GOT TO MEET THE SUMMIT CHICKS!!!!ย  ๐Ÿ™‚

Let me backtrack:ย  I have been using the Summit Chicks’ blog for quite some time as a reference for my own high pointing road trips.ย  I was so surprised and excited when they contacted me shortly after I started my blog and asked if I would want to hike a highpoint with them – ummm YES!!!!ย  ๐Ÿ™‚ย  They found me because I left a comment for another blogger who was starting out highpointing and I suggested she check out their blog.ย  After chatting back and forth we decided Katahdin in Maine would be the peak we would go after – how exciting!ย  The Summit Chicks (Raina and Jill) put together the whole trip – it was in the works for MONTHS because you have to snag a campsite about 4 mths ahead of time for Baxter State Park.ย  They have a ton of crazy rules and the girls did a lot of research to figure out what would be the best option to hike Katahdin.

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