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Map Key

2,182.1

Miles

3,511.8

KM

Point to Point

6,625' 2,019 m

High

31' 9 m

Low

430,151' 131,110 m

Up

428,648' 130,652 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

37%

Max Grade (21°)

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The Peoples Trail - A photo shot of a couple along the Appalachian Trail from atop Max Patch Mountain in Pisgah National Forest. There are many stunning views along the 2,200-mile east coast trail, but nothing quite like the panoramic scene of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Apr 7, 2016 near Marshall, NC
Sunset view from atop Bearfence.
May 25, 2016 near Stanley, VA
Autumn view from the cliff near Crescent Rock Overlook.
May 24, 2016 near Stanley, VA
Photo by Sam Dean Photography for Roanoke Outside Foundation
Apr 27, 2017 near Salem, VA
Franconia Ridge
May 25, 2016 near Deerfield, NH
A few steps onto the Appalachian Trail Boardwalk and this view already makes it a perfect morning.
Mar 30, 2017 near Vernon…, NJ

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Jun 13, 2020
Benjamin Quist
Thru hike 2193mi
Aug 14, 2018
Jeremy Knopp
Thru-hike completed. 3/28-8/14 2190.9mi
Dec 15, 2017
Brian Ward
Done! 2189mi
Aug 31, 2016
Kate Bennett
Gooch Mtn Shelter to Woody Gap 5.3mi — 4h 00m
Aug 30, 2016
Kate Bennett
Hawk Mtn Shelter to Gooch Mtn Shelter 7.7mi — 7h 30m
Aug 29, 2016
Kate Bennett
Springer Mtn to Hawk Mtn Shelter 9mi — 6h 00m
Sep 26, 2015
Mathias Callison
Awesome
Jun 17, 2010
Steph Stump
Davenport Gap to Hot Springs, NC 38mi