The Appalachian Trail (Section #53) has a maximum elevation of 3,343 ft (1,019 m), a minimum elevation of 2,400 ft (731 m), and an elevation gain of 27,073 ft (8,252 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #53 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|
|21,674||10.1 mi||2,400 ft||3,343 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|4.0 hrs||0.5||27,073 ft||25,852 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|3.9 hrs||1.6||25,852 ft||27,073 ft|
The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #53 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,674 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #53 in 4.0 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.9 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free Cedar Springs to Rural Retreat 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?
AT053T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #53 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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