Appalachian Trail (Section #211)

Abol Pond to Mount Katahdin
Located 26.1 miles from Millinocket, Maine (ME)
4 Stars
21,718 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Appalachian Trail: [ #001 - #212 ]


The Appalachian Trail (Section #211) has a maximum elevation of 3,797 ft (1,157 m), a minimum elevation of 567 ft (173 m), and an elevation range of 3,230 ft (985 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,71810.1 mi567 ft3,797 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
4.4 hrs273.83,285 ft67 ft
[ B to A ]
3.5 hrs5.667 ft3,285 ft

What is the length of the Appalachian Trail Section #211?

The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #211 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,718 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Appalachian Trail Section #211?

A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #211 in 4.4 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.5 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #211 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.

Topo Maps

Download the free Abol Pond to Mount Katahdin topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Doubletop Mountain, ME
  2. North Topo Map: Mount Katahdin, ME
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Katahdin Lake, ME
  4. West Topo Map: Rainbow Lake East, ME
  5. Topo Map: Abol Pond, ME
  6. East Topo Map: Trout Mountain, ME
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Nahmakanta Stream, ME
  8. South Topo Map: Pemadumcook Lake, ME
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Norcross, ME

Is there an Appalachian Trail map for Section #211?

Yes, and they're free! The Appalachian Trail Section #211 is located on the Abol Pond and Mount Katahdin topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

AT211T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #211 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.


  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 gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.