The Bigelow Range, located within the Bigelow Preserve, holds two of Maine’s 4000 foot peaks, on the Appalachian Trail. At 4088 ft Avery Peak offers amazing views of the Maine High Peaks as well as Flagstaff Lake. This video takes you up the Firewardens’ Trail for the most direct route to Avery Peak.
To get to the trailhead. Off of route 27 in Wyman TWP, Maine, turn onto Stratton Brook Pond Road (# miles north of the Sugarloaf Access road or 4 miles south of the village of Stratton). Follow Stratton Brook Pond Road for 1.6 miles and park at the information sign. Follow the Blue blazes.