Appalachian Trail

Description

  1. Name Appalachian Trail (AT)
  2. Length of trail 3,476 km, 2,160 miles
  3. Length in days 180 days
  4. Traildino grading SW, Strenuous walk, mountain trail
  5. Hut tour grading T2, Mountain walk

Appalachian Trail - by Mindy The Appalachian Trail is the oldest and most famous long distance hike in the U.S. It follows the Appalachian mountain range through 14 eastern states. An estimated 10,000 thru-hikers have finished the Appalachian Trail. It is possible to thru-hike it in one season. The 2160 miles (3480 km) can be completed in 47 days, 13 hours and 31 minutes (Andrew Thompson did it in 2005).

Select some tracks
Appalachian National Scenic Trail, 23km
.Appalachian Trail (CT), 82km
.Appalachian National Scenic Trail (ME), 412km
.Appalachian Trail (NH), 233km
.Appalachian Trail (VT), 224km
.Appalachian Trail (NJ), 20km
.Appalachian Trail (NY-NJ), 234km
.Appalachian Trail (PA), 356km
.Appalachian Trail (MD), 63km
.Appalachian Trail (WV), 4.6km
.Appalachian Trail (VA), 850km
.Appalachian Trail (TN), 447km
.Appalachian Trail (NC), 150km
.Appalachian Trail (GA), 133km
.Appalachian Trail (MA), 140km
International Appalachian Trail, 74km
Appalachian Trail Connector, 0.7km

Opinions

Rate 8.0 | 1 vote | No 5. in United States
  • Amy Lam April 2005
  • Rate 8
  • Positive A bit of everything and meeting different people
  • Negative Snakes
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Map

Appalachian Trail

Hike Reports

  • AT: Maryland, Pennsylvania.

  • maxwell August 2013
  • I started in Harpers ferry west virginia and went to delaware water gap pennsylvania. this was my first long distance hike so i don't know what to compare it to but i am now very happy to be doing long distance solo trips.
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Books

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Blur Ridge Parkway Southern Section
  • The northern section of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the surrounding area of the Appalachian Mountains on a double-sided map at 1:135,000 approx. from Outdoor Paths Publishing highlighting facilities along the route. The map covers the first part of the Parkway, from Milepost 0 to 123.Topography of the area is shown by relief shading based on the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The 50 Greatest Walks of the World
  • Barry Stone, author of 1001 Walks You Must Experience Before You Die, delves into some of the lesser-known aspects of the world`s most famous - and not-quite-famous-yet - trails. The perfect accompaniment to practical guidebooks, Stone relates how slings and carabiners kept him from falling headlong off the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and reports on... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • The 50 Greatest Walks of the World
  • Barry Stone, author of 1,001 Walks You Must Experience Before You Die, delves into some of the lesser-known aspects of the world's most famous and not-quite-famous-yet trails.The perfect accompaniment to practical guidebooks, Stone relates how slings and carabiners kept him from falling headlong off the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and reports on the... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • The 50 Greatest Walks of the World
  • Barry Stone, author of 1,001 Walks You Must Experience Before You Die, delves into some of the lesser-known aspects of the world's most famous and not-quite-famous-yet trails.The perfect accompaniment to practical guidebooks, Stone relates how slings and carabiners kept him from falling headlong off the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and reports on the... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Blur Ridge Parkway: Northern Section
  • The northern section of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the surrounding area of the Appalachian Mountains on a double-sided map at 1:135,000 approx. from Outdoor Paths Publishing highlighting facilities along the route. The map covers the first part of the Parkway, from Milepost 0 to 123.Topography of the area is shown by relief shading based on the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Chattahoochee National Forest - Brasstown Bald - Chattooga River GA/SC
  • Map No. 778, Chattahoochee National Forest: Brasstown Bald - Chattooga River, GA/SC, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most... Read more
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United Kingdom
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Brasstown Bald/chattooga River, Chattahoochee National Forest
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapLocated just north of Atlanta, the Chattahoochee National Forest contains the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail along with an abundance of recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts of all interests.This recreation map contains carefully researched trails, campsites, forest service... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Brasstown Bald/chattooga River, Chattahoochee National Forest
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapLocated just north of Atlanta, the Chattahoochee National Forest contains the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail along with an abundance of recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts of all interests.This recreation map contains carefully researched trails, campsites, forest service... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • French Broad & Nolichucky Rivers - Cherokee & Pisgah NFs TN/NC
  • Map No. 782, Cherokee and Pisgah National Forests: French Broad and Nolichucky Rivers in Tennessee, at 1:63,360 in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • French Broad and Nolichucky Rivers, Cherokee & Pisgah N.F.S
  • Coverage includes Cherokee National Forest/Northern Districts; Greenville and Newport; and Sampson Mountain Wilderness Area. Boating Access Points: Nolichucky and French Broad Rivers. Scenic Drives: Foothills Parkway. Includes coverage of the Appalachian Trail. Includes UTM grids for use with your GPS unit and a trail mileage matrix. Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • French Broad and Nolichucky Rivers, Cherokee & Pisgah N.F.S
  • Coverage includes Cherokee National Forest/Northern Districts; Greenville and Newport; and Sampson Mountain Wilderness Area. Boating Access Points: Nolichucky and French Broad Rivers. Scenic Drives: Foothills Parkway. Includes coverage of the Appalachian Trail. Includes UTM grids for use with your GPS unit and a trail mileage matrix. Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Appalachian Trail Guide to Maryland-Northern Virginia
  • The official guide to 95 miles of the Appalachian Trail from the Pennsylvania line, south through the center of Maryland, briefly into West Virginia through Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, and down along the West Virginia-Virginia line to the entrance to Shenandoah National Park. The book includes trail-route descriptions in a... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Appalachian Trail Guide to Maryland-Northern Virginia
  • The official guide to 95 miles of the Appalachian Trail from the Pennsylvania line, south through the center of Maryland, briefly into West Virginia through Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, and down along the West Virginia-Virginia line to the entrance to Shenandoah National Park. The book includes trail-route descriptions in a... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Netherlands
  • Finding Tarzan
  • Engaged to be married and overweight, Jamie sets out to hike the Appalachian Trail not only to lose weight but to find herself. Her passion for hiking brought her to Georgia where she started her Flip Flop Style hike of the 2,100-mile trail. She soon finds her self in love in more than one way. A hiker named Tarzan helps her discover herself... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Finding Tarzan
  • Engaged to be married and overweight, Jamie sets out to hike the Appalachian Trail not only to lose weight but to find herself. Her passion for hiking brought her to Georgia where she started her Flip Flop Style hike of the 2,100-mile trail. She soon finds her self in love in more than one way. A hiker named Tarzan helps her discover herself... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Netherlands
  • Hike/Bike America
  • This social study illuminates 100 years of family history in Western Zimbabwe from the colonial period to the present day. It follows several generations of the Kalanaga family through the post-colonial heritage of guerrilla wars, large-scale eviction and resettlement, and near starvation. Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Hike/Bike America
  • This social study illuminates 100 years of family history in Western Zimbabwe from the colonial period to the present day. It follows several generations of the Kalanaga family through the post-colonial heritage of guerrilla wars, large-scale eviction and resettlement, and near starvation. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Netherlands
Bol.com
Belgium
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Hike Maryland
  • Maryland affords a rich variety of natural places for residents and visitors to enjoy, from the Chesapeake shores through expansive Piedmont farmland to the Appalachian Plateau. And whether you're headed to the seashore or the mountains, there are few better ways to experience these landscapes than on foot. With its excellent system of public... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Hike Maryland
  • Maryland affords a rich variety of natural places for residents and visitors to enjoy, from the Chesapeake shores through expansive Piedmont farmland to the Appalachian Plateau. And whether you're headed to the seashore or the mountains, there are few better ways to experience these landscapes than on foot. With its excellent system of public... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Mount Rogers High Country VA
  • Map No. 318 - Mount Rogers High Country in Virginia in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light,... Read more
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United Kingdom
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Mount Rogers High Country
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapNational Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Mount Rogers High Country and Grayson Highlands State Park, Southwest Virginia, is a two-sided, waterproof, topographic trail map designed to meet the needs of outdoor enthusiasts with unmatched durability and detail. This map was created in... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Mount Rogers High Country
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapNational Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Mount Rogers High Country and Grayson Highlands State Park, Southwest Virginia, is a two-sided, waterproof, topographic trail map designed to meet the needs of outdoor enthusiasts with unmatched durability and detail. This map was created in... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Green Mountain National Forest - Moosalamoo NRA - Rutland VT
  • Map No. 747, Green Mountain National Forest: Moosalamoo NRA - Rutland area in Vermont, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most... Read more
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  • De Zwerver, Netherlands
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Green Mountains N.F., Moosalamoo NRA/Rutland
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapNational Geographic's Green Mountain National Forest North Trails Illustrated topographic map is the most comprehensive available for outdoor enthusiasts of all types. Designed to be easy-to-read, yet highly detailed this map includes a comprehensive road and trail network distinguishing between... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Green Mountains N.F., Moosalamoo NRA/Rutland
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapNational Geographic's Green Mountain National Forest North Trails Illustrated topographic map is the most comprehensive available for outdoor enthusiasts of all types. Designed to be easy-to-read, yet highly detailed this map includes a comprehensive road and trail network distinguishing between... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cades Cove - Elkmont - Great Smoky Mountains National Park NC/TN
  • Map No. 316, Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Cades Cove - Elkmont, NC/TN, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Netherlands
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Cades Cove/elkmont, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapThis title provides an increased scale of one of the most visited National Parks in the US, and one of our more popular map titles. This increased scale will provide greater detail to the backcountry users and Appalachian Trail through-hikers.Park Introduction:Great Smoky Mountains National Park is... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Cades Cove/elkmont, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapThis title provides an increased scale of one of the most visited National Parks in the US, and one of our more popular map titles. This increased scale will provide greater detail to the backcountry users and Appalachian Trail through-hikers.Park Introduction:Great Smoky Mountains National Park is... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Chattahoochee National Forest - Springer and Cohutta Mountains GA/SC
  • Map No. 777, Chattahoochee National Forest: Springer and Cohutta Mountains, GA/SC, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Springer & Cohutta Mountains, Chattahoochee National Forest
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapLocated just north of Atlanta, the Chattahoochee National Forest contains the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail along with an abundance of recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts of all interests.This detailed recreation map contains carefully researched trails, campsites,... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Springer & Cohutta Mountains, Chattahoochee National Forest
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapLocated just north of Atlanta, the Chattahoochee National Forest contains the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail along with an abundance of recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts of all interests.This detailed recreation map contains carefully researched trails, campsites,... Read more
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