Hike Ratings

 Distance Leader's pace Terrain
  • AA = over 13 miles
  • A = 9-13 miles
  • B = 5-8 miles
  • C = under 5 miles
  • 1 = very fast (2.5+ mph)
  • 2 = fast (2-2.5 mph)
  • 3 = moderate (1.5-2 mph)
  • 4 = leisurely (less than 1.5 mph)
  • A = very strenuous
  • B = strenuous
  • C = average
  • D = easy
Unsure of your ability? Try only one grade higher than you previously attempted.
Dogs: Owners must obtain the permission of the Leader before bringing a dog on a hike.

Some examples: