Fastest Known Time - FKT

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FKT attempts we're tracking right now. Follow their progress »

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
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!
Katherine A Baird Superior Hiking Trail (MN) Unsupported Complete - new FKT!
Martin Coulombe Rideau Trail (ON, Canada) Supported DNF
Leah Atherton South West Coast Path (UK) Supported DNF
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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  • BrandonJohnson:
    Sorry I forgot to update on here. I wasn’t prepared for the cold stretch of nights during my attempt. I spent most of the nights shivering and a lot of the daytime weaving around on the trail. I think I’d have been ok if I’d have brought my warmer… read more »
  • CDowey:
    I ran this on 9/4/2020 from Mansfield to Camels Hump. Summit to Summit time of 7:49. Incredible route!
  • 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.