Appalachian Trail (Section #168)

Delectable Mountain to Woodstock North
Located 8.8 miles from Killington, Vermont (VT)
4 Stars
22,507 Steps 1  (10.2 mi)
Appalachian Trail: [ #001 - #212 ]


The Appalachian Trail (Section #168) has a maximum elevation of 2,665 ft (812 m), a minimum elevation of 1,342 ft (409 m), and an elevation range of 1,323 ft (403 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
22,50710.2 mi1,342 ft2,665 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
4.7 hrs96.81,161 ft1,656 ft
[ B to A ]
5.0 hrs138.01,656 ft1,161 ft

What is the length of the Appalachian Trail Section #168?

The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #168 is 10.2 mi (16.4 km) or 22,507 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Appalachian Trail Section #168?

A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #168 in 4.7 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 5.0 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #168 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 Delectable Mountain to Woodstock North 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: Rochester, VT
  2. North Topo Map: Bethel, VT
  3. Northeast Topo Map: South Royalton, VT
  4. West Topo Map: Pico Peak, VT
  5. Topo Map: Delectable Mountain, VT
  6. East Topo Map: Woodstock North, VT
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Killington Peak, VT
  8. South Topo Map: Plymouth, VT
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Woodstock South, VT

Is there an Appalachian Trail map for Section #168?

Yes, and they're free! The Appalachian Trail Section #168 is located on the Delectable Mountain and Woodstock North topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

AT168T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #168 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.