It was perfect weather to climb Mount Katahdin! We started hiking from Helon trail to reach the summit. I took some knife edge shots with the GoPro, enjoy!
The Mount Katahdin Knife Edge trail begins right near the summit cairn. On both sides of the Knife Edge trail lies treacherous slopes of rocky debris. The first quarter-mile of the Knife Edge trail leads to Mount Katahdin’s south peak. From here, the trail slowly descends as the ridge bends around the basin. But you’re not done yet. The second half of the Mount Katahdin Knife Edge trail gets even more demanding.
Knife Edge Trail is a 2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and nature trips and is best used from April until October.
Knife Edge Details. This is the newest trail at Leadmine and will push you to control limits. Knife Edge can be accessed from both directions off Arbutus Park. Traveling South to North will start on smooth single track into a few switchbacks then right into the ridge rock garden.
From the Sign MOUNT KATAHDIN. This tablet is placed here by the forest commissioner of Maine under order of the governor and exective council dated March 16, 1932 to record the gift and conveyance to the state on March 3, 1931 and October 7, 1931 by Percival Proctor Baxter, governor 1921-1925 of nine square miles of land in township 3 range 9 Mt. Katahdin, within which area are located this ...
The simplest way to access the Knife Edge is from the Williams Creek Trailhead northwest of Pagosa Springs. The CDT will top out at over 12,000 feet and afford you stunning views of the San Juan Mountains which hold thirteen 14,000-foot peaks. Be sure to pack your fly rod so you can cast for Rainbows at Williams and Trout Lakes just off the Trail.