Fastest Known Time - FKT

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Athlete Route Start date Style Status
Diego Pazos Via Alpina (Switzerland) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Jeff Garmire Colorado Trail (CO) Unsupported Complete - new FKT!
Ryan Norton Pacific Crest Trail through OR (OR) Self-supported DNF
Zachary Szablewski, John Maxwell Pacific Crest Trail through WA (WA) Supported DNF
Jonathan Thomas Pacific Crest Trail through WA (WA) Self-supported In progress
Abby Hall John Muir Trail (CA) Unsupported Complete - no FKT
Tara Dower Mountains to Sea Trail (NC) Supported In progress
Katherine A Baird Superior Hiking Trail (MN) Unsupported Complete - new FKT!
Nancy East, Chris Ford Great Smoky Mountains National Park 900 (NC, TN) Supported In progress
Kristian Dela Cour Caledonia Way (United Kingdom) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Martin Coulombe Rideau Trail (ON, Canada) Supported DNF
Leah Atherton South West Coast Path (UK) Supported In progress
Ricky Vandegrift Sheltowee Trace (KY) Self-supported Complete - new FKT!
John Harrison Pockler Bruce Trail (ON, Canada) Supported In progress
Paige Pasquini Colorado Trail (CO) Self-supported DNF
Kristian Morgan South West Coast Path (UK) Supported In progress
Michael Mcknight Colorado Trail (CO) Supported In progress
Dan Barger Western States 200 (CA) Supported Not yet started

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  • djohnson:
    Alison Liewen and myself will (independently) attempt the unsupported female and male FKTs either tomorrow or Friday. We're so excited to try this awesome loop!
  • Nick Crews:
    Awesome beta, thanks for sharing! Trying to backpack this in a couple days starting tomorrow. Anyone know where water could be found this time of year (mid September)? No snow to melt I assume. Also what would it be like to start further south and… read more »
  • Henry_Righteous_Slocum:
    I abandoned my attempt on Sunday 9/13 due to foot injury. This trail is a monster and deserves more respect than it gets! Lessons learned, maybe I'll be back for another shot next year.
  • christofteuscher:
    I'm going to make a self-supported 279mi Triple Wonderland FKT attempt. As far as I know, no one has ever attempted that. I'll start clockwise from the White River campground on Fri, Sep 18, ~7pm PST. I plan to go counter-clockwise on the 2nd loop… read more »
  • Peter Kresock:
    Yes—the full Onondaga Trail (which is a branch of the Finger Lakes Trail) is about 38 miles one way, as seen on the interactive map at https://fingerlakestrail.org/plan-hikes-finger-lakes-trail/interactive-…