Sunderland to Stratton Mountain
Appalachian Trail Section #160

Located 5.2 miles from West Wardsboro, Vermont

4 Stars
21,377 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)

The Appalachian Trail (Section #160) has a maximum elevation of 3,779 ft (1,152 m), a minimum elevation of 2,185 ft (666 m), and an elevation gain of 28,130 ft (8,574 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #160 while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.


We survey thousands of miles of trails each year. The following metrics are based on the most accurate trail data; no crowdsourced data.

[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,37710.0 mi2,185 ft3,779 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.8 hrs0.028,130 ft24,326 ft
[ B to A ]
3.6 hrs0.224,326 ft28,130 ft

What is the length of the Appalachian Trail Section #160?

The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #160 is 10.0 mi (16.1 km) or 21,377 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Appalachian Trail Section #160?

A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #160 in 3.8 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.6 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Sunderland to Stratton Mountain Topo Maps

Download free Sunderland to Stratton Mountain topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps.

Adjoining 7.5 Minute Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: West Rupert, VT
  2. North Topo Map: Manchester, VT
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Peru, VT
  4. West Topo Map: Arlington, VT
  5. Topo Map: Sunderland, VT
  6. East Topo Map: Stratton Mountain, VT
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Bennington, VT
  8. South Topo Map: Woodford, VT
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Mount Snow, VT

Is there a Appalachian Trail map for Section #160?

Yes, and they're free! The Appalachian Trail Section #160 is located on the Sunderland and Stratton Mountain topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

AT160T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #160 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.

Local Weather Forecast

Check the weather forecast; this weather forecast covers the Appalachian Trail Section #160, provided by the National Weather Service. (



  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the sum of distance on the trail where angles to the horizontal is between 30 and 50 degrees (the angle of a stairway) divided by ten, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain is the cumulative elevation gain.
  8. Loss is the cumulative elevation loss.

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