Appalachian Trail (Section #194)

Black Nubble to The Horns
Located 14.7 miles from Kingfield, Maine (ME)
4 Stars
22,273 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Appalachian Trail: [ #001 - #212 ]


The Appalachian Trail (Section #194) has a maximum elevation of 4,128 ft (1,258 m), a minimum elevation of 1,232 ft (375 m), and an elevation range of 2,896 ft (883 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
22,27310.1 mi1,232 ft4,128 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
4.6 hrs199.42,393 ft3,224 ft
[ B to A ]
4.9 hrs268.73,224 ft2,393 ft

What is the length of the Appalachian Trail Section #194?

The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #194 is 10.1 mi (16.3 km) or 22,273 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Appalachian Trail Section #194?

A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #194 in 4.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 4.9 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #194 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 Black Nubble to The Horns 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: Tim Mountain, ME
  2. North Topo Map: Stratton, ME
  3. Northeast Topo Map: The Horns, ME
  4. West Topo Map: Quill Hill, ME
  5. Topo Map: Black Nubble, ME
  6. East Topo Map: Sugarloaf Mountain, ME
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Saddleback Mountain, ME
  8. South Topo Map: Redington, ME
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Mount Abraham, ME

Is there an Appalachian Trail map for Section #194?

Yes, and they're free! The Appalachian Trail Section #194 is located on the Black Nubble and The Horns topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

AT194T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #194 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.