GUTHOOK’S GUIDE TO THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a 2189-mile hiking trail located in the eastern United States. The trail extends from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine passing through 14 states.

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FEATURES

Works in Airplane Mode

No mobile service or internet is required after initial setup. The app uses your device’s built-in GPS and downloaded topo maps.

Thousands of Waypoints

Over 3,500 AT waypoints are plotted on the map, listed in a guide, and plotted on the elevation profile, including water sources, campsites, trail junctions, road crossings, landmarks, and town information.

Are We There Yet?

The app knows where you are and calculates the trail distance to the next shelter , water source or any waypoint.

Water Information

Includes the most up-to-date water information gathered by other users of the app. The information is automatically updated in the comments section.

Route Creator Tool

Create your own route with the route creator tool. This is helpful for daily planning or to remember a completed day or section hike.

Elevation Profile

You won’t be surprised by a big climb if you use the elevation profile. Your current location and all waypoints are plotted on the profile.

Offline Maps

Offline map sets include U.S. Geological Survey topo maps (in feet), Open Street Map topo maps (in meters), and satellite imagery. Online maps include various styles of Google Maps (Android) or Apple Maps (iOS). Easily toggle among each type of map.

Comments

Stay up to date by reading other hikers’ waypoint comments and leave your own comments.

Share Your Location

Share your current location with friends and family via an e-mail or text message that includes a Google Maps link to your position. (Note: e-mail messages and text messages may be created while offline, but will be sent only when internet service is available.)

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HOW DO I GET IT?

Guthook’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail is a free download with in-app purchases

Try before you buy: The demo includes all features of the app.
Demo trail: Springer Mountain Approach Trail.

iOS and Android

Guthook’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail is available for your iPhone or iPad from the iTunes App Store and for your Android mobile device or tablet from the Google Play Store.

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In App Purchases:

  • Thru Hiker Special, all 9 sections of the AT $59.99 (26% savings)
  • Springer to Standing Bear Farm $8.99
  • Standing Bear to Damascus $8.99
  • Southern Virginia $8.99
  • Northern Virginia $8.99
  • Pennsylvania & Maryland $8.99
  • Delaware River to Great Barrington $8.99
  • Great Barrington to Hanover $8.99
  • Hanover to Grafton Notch $8.99
  • Grafton Notch to Katahdin $8.99
  • Vermont’s Long Trail $8.99

ABOUT THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL

Location: Eastern United States • Length: 2,189 miles/3,523 km

The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, or the “A.T.”, is a 2189-mile hiking trail located in the eastern United States. The trail extends from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine, passing through 14 states. Starting from the south the states are Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.

For more information visit The Appalachian Trail Conservancy.