Appalachian Trail (Section #112)

Wertzville to Duncannon
Located 10.8 miles from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (PA)
4 Stars
21,882 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Appalachian Trail: [ #001 - #212 ]


The Appalachian Trail (Section #112) has a maximum elevation of 1,335 ft (407 m), a minimum elevation of 328 ft (100 m), and an elevation range of 1,007 ft (307 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,88210.1 mi328 ft1,335 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
4.2 hrs84.81,018 ft1,061 ft
[ B to A ]
4.1 hrs88.41,061 ft1,018 ft

What is the length of the Appalachian Trail Section #112?

The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #112 is 10.1 mi (16.3 km) or 21,882 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Appalachian Trail Section #112?

A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #112 in 4.2 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 4.1 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #112 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 Wertzville to Duncannon 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: Newport, PA
  2. North Topo Map: Duncannon, PA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Halifax, PA
  4. West Topo Map: Shermans Dale, PA
  5. Topo Map: Wertzville, PA
  6. East Topo Map: Harrisburg West, PA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Carlisle, PA
  8. South Topo Map: Mechanicsburg, PA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Lemoyne, PA

Is there an Appalachian Trail map for Section #112?

Yes, and they're free! The Appalachian Trail Section #112 is located on the Wertzville and Duncannon topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

AT112T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #112 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.