The Appalachian Trail (Section #17) has a maximum elevation of 3,912 ft (1,192 m), a minimum elevation of 1,367 ft (417 m), and an elevation gain of 28,410 ft (8,659 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #17 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|
|24,352||10.4 mi||1,367 ft||3,912 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|6.6 hrs||18.2||28,410 ft||26,674 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|6.5 hrs||26.0||26,674 ft||28,410 ft|
The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #17 is 10.4 mi (16.8 km) or 24,352 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #17 in 6.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 6.5 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free Fontana Dam 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?
Yes, and it's free! The Appalachian Trail Section #17 is located on the Fontana Dam topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.
AT017T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #17 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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