ABOUT THE TRAILS
The Triple Crown of Hiking
THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL (AT)
Appreciating the Appalachian
Magical Milky Way views. Breathtaking ledges. Inspiring sunsets and stimulating sunrises. National landmarks. Sun-kissed peaks and snow-capped mountains...
Everyone will have a different experience on the AT. No two journeys are alike. But there are some things that remain consistent for everyone who takes on the journey: Jaw-dropping experiences and unforgettable scenery.
Reward yourself with a picturesque gaze from the Pinnacle Summit in Pennsylvania.
Take in 100% of the 360° views from Clingman’s Dome in Tennessee.
Get your blood pumping and live life on the edge of McAfee Knob in Virginia.
Every mile presents opportunities to make new memories. Just be sure to bring a camera, because there are 2,180 of them.
Location: Located in the Appalachian Mountains, the AT extends from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine.
Distance: Approximately 2,180 miles. (Fun fact: It’s the longest continuously marked footpath in the world.)
Highest Point: The highest point of the AT is 6,643 feet. (Clingman’s Dome)
Average Time: The average time to complete the trail is between 5-7 months.
THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL (PCT)
Plenty of WOW in the West
Mountains. Deserts. Rivers. Gorges. Lakes. Forests.
You’ll see it all as you journey across three states, two countries and one trail.
Diverse, spectacular scenery plays a starring role throughout the PCT. From dry deserts to lush green landscapes. Vast volcanic regions to the deep blue waters of deeper blue lakes.
Experience the unique erosion of the Vasquez Rocks in California.
Witness the wonder of Tunnel Falls in Oregon.
Take in the endless views of the North Cascades National Park in Washington.
It won’t be easy. But it will be worth it.
Location: Located along the west coast of the United States, the PCT spans from Campo (on the United States/Mexico border) and travels through California, Oregon and Washington, ending in Manning Park (on the United States/Canada border).
Distance: Approximately 2,650 miles.
Highest Point: The highest point of the PCT is 13,153 feet.
Average Time: The average time to complete the trail is between 6 and 8 months.
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TRAIL (CDT)
Following the rugged and relentless Rocky Mountains from Montana to New Mexico, the CDT is a trail that forces hikers to endure, but also enjoy the elements. Snowy stretches and colorful backdrops decorate this long, elevated excursion.
Explore the granite peaks perched throughout the Wind River region of Wyoming.
Stomp through the snow of Colorado’s San Juan Mountains.
See for yourself why Montana is known as Big Sky Country.
Location: Following the Continental Divide of America, the CDT spans from Montana to New Mexico.
Distance: Approximately 3,100 miles.
Highest Point: The highest point of the CDT is 14,278 feet.
Average Time: The average time to complete the trail is between 4 and 6 months.