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Knife Edge Trail

Very Difficult
 4.7 (3)

Starts at Katahdin summit where the Saddle Trail ends. Ends at Pamola where Helon Taylor starts.


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

Point to Point

5,249' 1,600 m

High

4,762' 1,452 m

Low

170' 52 m

Up

545' 166 m

Down

13%

Avg Grade (8°)

69%

Max Grade (35°)

Dogs Unknown

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This is a challenging and narrow knife edge trail with steep and potentially deadly drops. At points the trail is no wider than a couple of feet wide.

Shared By:

Bryan Gagner with improvements by Liz

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 3 votes

#7274

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  4.7 from 3 votes
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Trail Rankings

#102

in Maine

#7,274

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Photos

On the knife edge.
Mar 27, 2015 near Millino…, ME
Katahdin summit from the Saddle Trail
Apr 23, 2015 near Millino…, ME
Mt. Katahdin Knife Edge
Nov 7, 2019 near Millino…, ME
The mist is rolling in.
Apr 2, 2015 near Millino…, ME
A notch of Mt. Katahdin.
Apr 2, 2015 near Millino…, ME
Heading down to Keep Ridge.
Apr 2, 2015 near Millino…, ME

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