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Monday, June 25, 2012

6/24/12 Ragged Mountain




One of my blog readers Invited us to hike with her, a friend, and her dog on Ragged Mountain. There was a threat of rain and quite high humidity but for much of the hike we were provided with a nice breeze.  We started from the trail head on Barnestown Road.

Looking back as you climb you can see Bald Mountain


After a section of woodland trail there are some open ledges that provide very nice views            

 


A lunch/ snack break and Kelley is hoping for another bit of food                 


Meanwhile Ellie is trying for a little shade.


We had hoped the dogs would get along with each other and they did . Ellie was more athletic than Kelley and there were spots where Kelley had to find her own route  or a boost             


A view as we near the top

    
 Almost there


 Summit view

           
Almost back to the start



This turned out to be an enjoyable hike for both me and Kelley.   4  1/2 hours               

4 comments:

  1. Hi John....Don't we live in a beautiful state...so much to see and explore right here!!
    Lovely day you had for a hike,as you photos
    show, they are wonderful!!
    Your faithful companion Kelly is precious, and I am glad for you that she is doing so well!!
    I have a daughter who lived in Monteville for about 15 years and now lives in the Houlton area where I originally came from...she raises sheep!!
    As a family we used to climb just about every weekend then the kids grew up and left,and now it is just me, and I only climb the stairs haha, but I do love to do long walks!!
    I enjoyed your photos of you hike!!
    Grace

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  2. Hi grammie g - Thanks for your nice comment. We do live in a beautiful state and Kelley is a dear. Even after yesterday's strenuous ( for her in parts) climb she is showing no ill effects this morning. We have done several hikes in the Montville area.

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  3. I like the way Ellie is looking at Kelley in that last picture. Nice clouds at the lunch spot. I'm going to check out your previous posts for Montville and Monroe

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  4. Thanks for your comments Jill. Let me know if you don't find the trails you are looking for.The trail in Monroe is called 'Northern Pond'

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