Hiking info, trail maps, and 3 trip reports from Little Spencer Mountain (2,992 ft) in Maine Little Spencer is probably the hardest hike in the Moosehead Lake area. Spencer's Mountain (1963) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Little Spencer Mountain via RAM Trail is a 2.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Greenville, Maine that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. From Greenville, you travel nearly twenty miles to the bustling town of Kokadjo, population: not many, according to the sign as you enter the village. (The rope is there already.) Spencer's Mountain is a 1963 American family drama film written, directed, and produced by Delmer Daves from the 1961 novel of the same name by Earl Hamner Jr. Established in 1901, our six non-modernized rustic-cozy cabins are fully equipped for housekeeping, the way life used to be. Open May - November. Nestled at the base of Little Spencer Mountain the cabins sit at the water’s edge of this scenic pond. Nice view of Big Spencer and Katahdin. Not very long and not very cardio intensive, but VERY technical. Do not suggest going alone and go with someone who knows the trail...it is NOT blazed. Along with its twin, Little Spencer, this mountain is a very clear example of Maine's volcanic origins. After that, things got easier. after that I continued my descent once to the ropes, I colapsed my poles, attached them to my pack, and used mainly the ropes almost all the way to their end. Big Spencer Mountain rises sharply from the surrounding landscape north of the village of Kokadjo, near Moosehead Lake’s eastern shore. The southwest end of Big Spencer Mountain drains into Kidney Brook, then into Lobster Lake, and into the West Branch of the Penobscot River, and into Penobscot Bay. The other side is nearly as steep but has some trees growing from it. Spencer has a notable Clay County Fair, held annually in September, which averages more than 300,000 visitors each year. The sounds of the Little River fill the rooms of "River Lodge", inviting you to relax and enjoy this secluded haven tucked into the woods of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Not far from the start, the trail traverses sections of boulders. The Mountain's shape trends from northeast to southwest, with a steep, cliff-like eastern side. Big Spencer Mountain, in particular, has intrigued me since I moved to Maine. The trees seemed to have grown since my last visit here so the view isn't quite 360 degrees, but still quite impressive. At the trailhead there's a small sign telling you the trail name and length. The Appalachian Mountain Club is looking for a new Boston headquarters after the $15 million sale of its three buildings on Beacon Hill, where its presence dates to 1923. Finally, with the help of rope, I managed to shimmy up the chimney, wedging my body against the rocks for friction and carefully finding ice free hand holds. Current conditions, warnings and historical records The trail gets more gradual as you get closer to the top. There are frequent open ledges encountered as the trail rises. Acres: 4,000 Year Conserved: 2002 About the Property: Located in T2 R13 WELS, and TX R14 WELS, the Big Spencer Mountain project is one of FSM’s many land conservation projects in the Moosehead Lake region.Serving as a cornerstone to the larger West Branch project, more than 4,000 acres around Big Spencer Mountain were conserved by FSM and are now owned by the state of Maine. To make matters worse, the rope was frozen in thick ice at places rendering it useless. Little Spencer Mountain is one of these peaks. 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