Appalachian Trail (Section #190)

Metallak Mountain to Jackson Mountain
Located 20.4 miles from Rumford, Maine (ME)
4 Stars
21,946 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Appalachian Trail: [ #001 - #212 ]


The Appalachian Trail (Section #190) has a maximum elevation of 2,925 ft (892 m), a minimum elevation of 1,492 ft (455 m), and an elevation range of 1,433 ft (437 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,94610.1 mi1,492 ft2,925 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
4.2 hrs99.31,192 ft1,196 ft
[ B to A ]
4.3 hrs99.71,196 ft1,192 ft

What is the length of the Appalachian Trail Section #190?

The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #190 is 10.1 mi (16.3 km) or 21,946 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Appalachian Trail Section #190?

A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #190 in 4.2 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 4.3 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #190 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 Metallak Mountain to Jackson Mountain 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: Richardson Pond, ME
  2. North Topo Map: Oquossoc, ME
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Rangeley, ME
  4. West Topo Map: Middle Dam, ME
  5. Topo Map: Metallak Mountain, ME
  6. East Topo Map: Houghton, ME
  7. Southwest Topo Map: B Pond, ME
  8. South Topo Map: Andover, ME
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Ellis Pond, ME

Is there an Appalachian Trail map for Section #190?

Yes, and they're free! The Appalachian Trail Section #190 is located on the Metallak Mountain and Jackson Mountain topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

AT190T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #190 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.