A.T.-MST Challenge

 The A.T.-MST Challenge includes hiking the 140.7  miles of the Mountains-To-Sea Trail (MST) and the 92.7 miles of the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) maintained by CMC.  Members who hike the 233.4 miles of the MST and A.T. sections maintained by CMC will be awarded a certificate of completion and a commemorative embroidered hiking patch. 

Members may choose to receive their award at the CMC annual dinner and meeting or by mail.  

You will receive a certificate of completion and one patch.  You must be a member of CMC to receive the certificate and pattch.

The following resources will be helpful hiking the A.T. and MST sections of this challenge and can be purchased at local outdoor sporting stores.

  • Trails and Profile Maps (MSt) by Walt Weber
  • National Geographic Maps (AT) Nos. 229,782,783
  • AT Trail Conservancy Map, Tenn-NC Maps 3&4


  • There is no minimum distance per hike and no time limit for completing this challenge. Mileage may be accumulated by an unlimited number of hikes.
  • Only CMC-maintained sections of the A.T. and MST can be counted.
  • Hikers who completed the 2013 "90 in 90" A.T. Challenge and MST Challenge need only record on their MST mileage log the date they completed the new 11.2 mile section, Docks Gap to Soco Gap to Waterrock Knob to Woodfin Cascade Overlook. Sections hiked for the 2013 A.T. Challenge also count toward the new A.T.-MST Challenge. Download the Docks Gap to Soco Gap to Waterrock Knob to Woodfin Cascade Overlook hike description here: Docks Gap to Woodfin Cascade Overlook
  • Members must submit A.T. and MST mileage logs listing the dates they completed the various sections of the challenge. Please print your name as you want it on the certificate. Download challenge logs here: A.T.-MST Challenge Log
  • Send Mileage logs to  ATMST@CarolinaMountainClub.org PDF or pictures (jpg) accepted by email or cell phone
  • A CMC membership membership is required at the time of application.

For questions please contact at ATMST@CarolinaMountainClub.org


CMC AT-MST Challenge Finishers

2015 Cobb, Mark 2019 Costner, Jennifer
  Hendrickson, Ann   Garufi, Guy
  Jager, Sawako   Garufi,  Lorinda
      Koebelin, Chris
2016 Fitzgerald, Jack    
  Mann, Vance 2020 Curtain, Paul
  Smith, Dennis    
  Williams, Bob 2021 Haffner, John 
      Martens, Christine 
2017 Fisher, Kate   Sanders, Sallye 
  Onan, Jan   Stewart, Mary
  Smith, Linda    
  Waggener, Ginny 2023 Levy, Susan
  Waggener, Vance   Martin IV,  Wilse Winn
  Worley, Brenda   Bellows, Jon R
2018 Roth, Ramsay    
  Spanger, Cindy    





“90 in 90” A.T. Challenge (2013  CMC’s 90th Anniversary)

Andrew, Clifford Desjardins, Tish Martin, Janet
Baldwin, David Fisher, Kate Onan, Jan
Bernstein, Danny  Hart, Lisa Ransom, Beth
Bernstein, Lenny Hayes, Martha Reel, Jim
Bromberg, Marcia Hendrickson, Ann  Rowe, Karen
Cobb, Mark Jager, Sawako  Sanders, Tom 
Cox, Jacob Mann, Vance Smith, Ken

MST 130 Challenge (2013 CMC’s 90th Anniversary)

Baldwin, David Hoadley, Erwin Pierce, Steve
Benson, Paul Jager, Sawako Sampson, Richard
Cobb, Mark Julius, Peter Sanders, Tom
Cox, Jacob Lucha, Linda Silver, Lee
Fitzgerald, Jack Lucha, Tom Swain, Mary
Hayes, Martha Mann, Vance Waggener, Ginny
Hendrickson, Ann Morgan, Barbara Waggener, Vance


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