The Appalachian Trail (AT)

ATtrail Facts

Miles:  282
Rating:  2 – Epic
Elevation range:  490′ – 5267′
Mountains:  16, ending at Mt. Katahdin
Most difficult section:  Mahoosuc Notch
Widest unbridged crossing:  Kennebec River (free ferry service available)

Resources

Maine Map of Appalachian Trail – General overview of the Appalachian Trail in Maine.
Maine Appalachian Trail Club – Trail news, activities, group registrations and alerts, managing 267 miles of Maine’s Appalachian Trail.
Appalachian Trail Conservancy – Hiking information, trail updates, trail conservation, books, maps and gear.
Appalachian Mountain Club – Lodging, current conditions, events, advice, and maps and books for purchase.
The AT Hiker APP – Smartphone guide for the entire Appalachian Trail including trip planning, waypoints, elevations, and shelters.
Appalachian Long Distance Hiker’s Association – Publishes the Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker’s Companion
Center for Appalachian Trail Studies – Publishes The Thru-Hiker’s Handbook.
Map of Notable Natural Features – by Dean Bennett

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