The Appalachian Trail (Section #56) has a maximum elevation of 4,074 ft (1,242 m), a minimum elevation of 2,382 ft (726 m), and an elevation gain of 22,844 ft (6,963 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #56 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|
|21,919||10.0 mi||2,382 ft||4,074 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|4.2 hrs||0.7||22,844 ft||30,042 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|4.6 hrs||1.8||30,042 ft||22,844 ft|
The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #56 is 10.0 mi (16.1 km) or 21,919 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #56 in 4.2 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 4.6 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free Garden Mountain to Big Bend 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?
AT056T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #56 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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