Their result for The "Could you Hike the Appalachian Trail?" Test ...

The Beginning Backpacker

42% Experience, 68% Mental_Suitability and 71% Physical_Suitability!

You've got lot of thru-hiker potential. You take care of your body. Life hasn't always been easy for you, but you've fought your way through. You're a survivor. All you need to take the next step is more experience. Start building up your collection of gear, talk to veteran backpackers, go on a few trial hikes. It won't be long before you're ready to walk from Georgia to Maine.

 

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Their Analysis (Vertical line = Average)

  • Experience Distribution

    They scored 42% on Experience, higher than 49% of your peers.

  • Mental_Suitability Distribution

    They scored 68% on Mental_Suitability, higher than 74% of your peers.

  • Physical_Suitability Distribution

    They scored 71% on Physical_Suitability, higher than 85% of your peers.

All possible test results

The Sure Thing

Are you sure you haven't hiked the Appalachian Trail already? If not, what are you waiting for? You were made for this!   Thanks for taking the t... Read more

The Prospect

You're the kind of person who ends up being a thru-hiker. You know how to push your body to exhaustion. When you get hurt, you suck it up and don't complain. In emergencies, you can calm yourself d... Read more

The Beginning Backpacker

You've got lot of thru-hiker potential. You take care of your body. Life hasn't always been easy for you, but you've fought your way through. You're a survivor. All you need to take the next step i... Read more

The Can't-Quite-Leave-It-All-Behind

It's not that you couldn't hike the Appalachian Trail. You could. But right now, there are too many other things that are more important to you. Sure, you could get yourself out there. You're sport... Read more

The Slow-but-Steady Hiker

You're close, but you've got some work to do. You like being outside. That's good. And you're not a whiner. That's good too. But on the AT, your body is the most basic tool you have, and yours need... Read more

The Outdoor Enthusiast

Part of you is a thru-hiker--the part that loves walking in leafy greenness and sleeping under stars. But there's another part of you that likes being warm, comfortable and well-fed. And on a thru-... Read more

The Thru-Hiker of the Mind

You've got the inner fire of a thru-hiker. And there are definitely epic journeys in your future. But they probably won't include a 2,181 mile hike on the Appalachian Trail. Your odysseys will be e... Read more

The City Athlete

You've always been athletic. You're attracted to the physical challenge of the Appalachian Trail. And physically, you could do it. It's just putting one foot in front of the other, after all, again... Read more

The Day Hiker

The results say that thru-hiking probably isn't for you, but prove me wrong and do it anyway. Every year, people who don't fit the typical hiker profile make it all the way from Maine to Georgia. C... Read more

The Everybody Else

Congratulations! You've achieved a result that is logically impossible. Take your mind-bending metaphysical powers elsewhere. Read more

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