The Long Trail in North America is estimated to be 273 miles (440 kilometers) long, and takes 19 days* to complete when hiking at an average of 15 miles (25 kilometers) per day.
This trail is also referred to as the LT.
It is a linear trail, which means that to do a thru hike, you will have to start and end your hike in different places.
The Long Trail has 2 terminuses. Most thruhikers choose to start their hike at the Southern Terminus in Clarksburg, Massachusetts, United States and end their hike at the Northern Terminus in Jay, Vermont, United States.
A good day of the year to start this hike from the Southern Terminus is August 15.
The Green Mountain Club takes on the task of maintaining, improving, and advocating for the Long Trail as its trail association.
|Length||273 miles (440 kilometers)|
|Far Out Guide||Long Trail Map|
|Trail Association||Green Mountain Club|
|Terminus A||Southern Terminus, Clarksburg, Massachusetts, United States|
|Terminus B||Northern Terminus, Jay, Vermont, United States|
Estimated Total Budget (USD): $2,665.00