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Bold Coast Maine | Photographs of Cutler’s Rugged, Coastal Trail

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Hikers relax at the Fairy Head campsite.

Hikers relax at the Fairy Head campsite.

Mossy pathway ladders point the way to the Fairy Head Campsite.

Mossy pathway ladders point the way to the Fairy Head Campsite.

A mossy ladder creates steps for hikers along the path to the Fairy Head campsite.

A mossy ladder creates steps for hikers along the path to the Fairy Head campsite.

A retired lobster buoy hangs along the coastal trail with the rocky coastline and Atlantic Ocean beyond.

A retired lobster buoy hangs along the coastal trail with the rocky coastline and Atlantic Ocean beyond.

The spruce-fir forest comes to the edge of the rocky coast along the coastal trail at Black Point.

The spruce-fir forest comes to the edge of the rocky coast along the coastal trail at Black Point.

The cobble stone and boulder beach at Black Cove.

The cobble stone and boulder beach at Black Cove.

The forest edges toward the ocean at Black Point.

The forest edges toward the ocean at Black Point.

A lone spruce tree seen along the rugged terrain and rocky coast of Cutler's Bold Coast.

A lone spruce tree seen along the rugged terrain and rocky coast of Cutler's Bold Coast.

Moss and fir trees border a path along an inland trail.

Moss and fir trees border a path along an inland trail.

Hikers at Fairy Head's rocky outcropping take in the views of the expansive coastline.

Hikers at Fairy Head's rocky outcropping take in the views of the expansive coastline.

A cairn in the foreground marks the way for hikers along the rocky coastal trail at Fairy Head.

A cairn in the foreground marks the way for hikers along the rocky coastal trail at Fairy Head.

A path lined with wildflowers along the almost 10 mile figure 8 loop of the Bold Coast Trail in Cutler.

A path lined with wildflowers along the almost 10 mile figure 8 loop of the Bold Coast Trail in Cutler.

A group of hikers make their way through an open meadow on a misty summer morning.

A group of hikers make their way through an open meadow on a misty summer morning.

Misty morning fog and light color the Atlantic Ocean and the coastal rock formations.

Misty morning fog and light color the Atlantic Ocean and the coastal rock formations.

All photos/art by Kindra Clineff

 

Photographer Kindra Clineff spent countless hours and many early mornings last summer traversing the Bold Coast trail in Cutler, Maine. Her photographs capture the pristine beauty of the Maine woods and coast. The trail is laid out like a figure eight and covers almost 10 miles of rugged inland paths and offers stunning coastal vistas. A long-time contributor to the magazine, we are happy to share more of Kindra’s work in this slide show.

Learn more about the Bold Coast trail: maine.gov/doc/nrimc/mgs/explore/bedrock/sites/jun10.htm
See more of Kindra Clineff’s photography: kindraclineff.com

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