The Appalachian Trail

Southern Terminus: Springer Mountain, Gerogia

Northern Terminus: Mount Katadhin, Maine

States the Trail Passes Through: Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine

Length: 2181 miles


Attempted Northbound Thru-Hikes (March 2011): 1,700

Completed Thru-Hikes (March 2011): 432

Success Rate: 25%


Attempted Southbound Thru-Hikes: 256

Completed Thru-Hikes: 45

Success Rate: 17%


First Successful Thru-Hike: Earl Shaffer, 1948


5 thoughts on “The Appalachian Trail

  1. gcobb1990

    Best of luck on your adventure!

  2. When are you guys starting?? My boyfriend and I are starting around April 6th! Hopefully we will see you out there! Keep on trekking!

  3. Charity Yi

    Be safe you two!

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