The Appalachian Trail (Section #74) has a maximum elevation of 3,556 ft (1,084 m), a minimum elevation of 953 ft (290 m), and an elevation gain of 33,436 ft (10,191 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #74 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.
|[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]|
|Steps 1||Length 2||Min Ele 3||Max Ele 4|
|22,660||10.2 mi||953 ft||3,556 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|5.3 hrs||8.2||33,436 ft||20,210 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|4.8 hrs||0.3||20,210 ft||33,436 ft|
The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #74 is 10.2 mi (16.4 km) or 22,660 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #74 in 5.3 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 4.8 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free Buchanan to Peaks Of Otter topo maps 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?
AT074T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #74 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.
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