Chairback Range 1

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Sign on railroad station in Brownville Junction, Maine Nineteenth century blast furnace at Katahdin Iron Works Looking up from the inside of the furnace Old charcoal kiln at Katahdin Iron Works Inside look at the roof of the kiln The kiln and furnace at Katahdin Iron Works Just follow this "road' to the Appalachian Trail Barren Mountain The remains of the rope across Long Pond Stream Looking up Long Pond Stream Looking down Long Pond Stream The AT headed towards Slugundy Gorge Lower Slugundy Gorge Slugundy Falls Green day on the Appalachian Trail Rocks and roots further up the trail Otter Pond from Barren Mountain Slide Top of Barren Mountain Slide View of Boarstone Mountain and Onawa Lake from Barren Mountain Slide Kite shaped rock on Barren Mountain Slide Sleeping dogs lie Barren Mountain Slide Looking down the Chairback Rane from Barren Mountain Ledges The fire tower on Barren Mountain is barely discernible The remants of Barren Mountain fire tower Old turnbuckle for the fire tower The skies darken as the winds howl through the guys of the tower Looking down Chairback Range towards Saddleback, Big Shanty and Whitecap Mountains It felt like 9 miles to someone hiking north to south Trail to Cloud Pond Lean-to Dark afternoon at Cloud Pond Cloud Pond Lean-to Moss and lichens on the trails around the Cloud Pond Nell waits patiently while I birdwatch