Mon, Jun 20|
Hike for Healing 2022: The Tour de LeConte
For the 2022 Hike for Healing, we will be attempting the Tour de LeConte!
Time & Location
Jun 20, 2022, 4:00 AM
Mount LeConte, United States
About the event
For the 2022 Hike for Healing, we will be attempting the Tour de Leconte. The Tour de LeConte, also known as the LeConte Challenge, is completing all 6 trails (Rainbow Falls, Bull Head, Trillium Gap, Alum Cave, The Boulevard, Brushy Mountain) that lead to the summit of Mt. LeConte in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, all in less than 24 hours. Mt. LeConte stands at an elevation of 6593' and is the tallest mountain in the eastern United States (measuring from its immediate base to its summit), though it is not the highest (that honor belongs to Mt. Mitchell in North Carolina). To date, there are less than 100 individuals that are verified to have successfully completed the Tour de LeConte as it is an immense challenge. The hike will total over 44 miles with a cumulative elevation gain of nearly 11,000'. We will attempt this hike on June 20, 2022.
For those unable to join us in the Smokies on June 20, we also offer the option to participate wherever you are in the country! For the hike your own hike (HYOH) option, decide what trail(s) you want to hike to show your support with a group of friends or a solo hike on June 19 or June 20, 2022.
For all particpants, either participating in the Tour or HYOH, we request that you purchase at least 1 shirt from our webstore to wear during your hike to support the cause.