…We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are;
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Alfred Lord Tennyson, Excerpt from Ulysses poem
The Approximate Length of The A.T.
Number of States the A.T. Traverses
The Average Length of Time It Takes to Thru-Hike the A.T.
1 in 4
The % of Hikers Who Succeed in Thru-Hiking the Entire A.T.
Estimated # Of Steps It Takes to Thru-Hike the Entire A.T.
The Estimate A Hiker Needs In A Day To Fuel The Hike
29 Years Old
Median Age Of A Successful Thru-Hiker
Elevation Gain On Hike = Summiting Mt. Everest 16 Times!
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The Year The Original A.T. Route Was Conceived, Flagged And Measured
Year The 1st Person Reported An Entire Thru-Hike, Now Known As A “2,000-Miler”
Fewer Than 700
# Of People Age 60 Or Older Who Have Successfully Thru-Hiked The A.T.
Of Successful Thru-Hikers Are Women