Appalachian Trail (Section #102)

Middletown to Myersville
Located 8.3 miles from Hagerstown, Maryland (MD)
4 Stars
21,630 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Appalachian Trail: [ #001 - #212 ]


The Appalachian Trail (Section #102) has a maximum elevation of 1,832 ft (559 m), a minimum elevation of 914 ft (279 m), and an elevation range of 918 ft (280 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,63010.1 mi914 ft1,832 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.9 hrs78.3940 ft172 ft
[ B to A ]
3.7 hrs14.3172 ft940 ft

What is the length of the Appalachian Trail Section #102?

The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #102 is 10.1 mi (16.3 km) or 21,630 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Appalachian Trail Section #102?

A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #102 in 3.9 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.7 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #102 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 Middletown to Myersville 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: Funkstown, MD
  2. North Topo Map: Myersville, MD
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Catoctin Furnace, MD
  4. West Topo Map: Keedysville, MD
  5. Topo Map: Middletown, MD
  6. East Topo Map: Frederick, MD
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Harpers Ferry, WV
  8. South Topo Map: Point of Rocks, MD
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Buckeystown, MD

Is there an Appalachian Trail map for Section #102?

Yes, and they're free! The Appalachian Trail Section #102 is located on the Middletown and Myersville topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

AT102T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #102 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.