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    The intimidating Knife's Edge on Mount Katahdin seen from Chimney Pond in Baxter State Park on a clear June day.

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    Reporter Deirdre Fleming and Corinna Rec, daughter of photographer Gregory Rec, climb the Cathedral Trail on their way to the Knife's Edge, which can be seen in the background.

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    A hiker stands on South Peak, left, on Katahdin.

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    The views on the Cathedral Trail stretch for miles across Baxter State Park.

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    A view of the Knife's Edge from South Peak in Baxter State Park.

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    Susan Baker of Shapleigh, right, and Christa Matukaitis from Massachusetts climb the Cathedral Trail which leads to Knife's Edge.

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    Two hikers traverse the Knife's Edge trail.

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    It's a long way down from the top of 5,167-foot Mount Katahdin.

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    Bill Lisano of Massachusetts makes his way up the Cathedral Trail.

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    The views are well worth it after a long, steep climb up Katahdin.

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    Hiroshi Mashimo makes his way along the Knife's Edge on Katahdin. Mashimo said he hiked the Knife's Edge 30 years ago and that it was more difficult this time.

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    Light from a setting sun illuminates part of the Knife's Edge trail.

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