Section and Thru Hiking

Around 100 people have hiked the entire Ice Age Trail, some as thru-hikers in one continuous adventure, and some as section hikers, covering the Trail in bits and pieces. These folks have earned the title of Thousand-Milers.

If you are thinking about taking on the challenge of hiking the whole Trail, check out the pages below.

Thru hiker Nimblewill Nomad contemplates the Western Terminus of the Ice Age Trail at the end of his hike.Thousand-Miler FAQs

Read some of the most commonly asked questions (and their answers!) to get a head start on your hike planning.

Thousand-Miler Recognition

We recognize those who have finished the entire Ice Age Trail. If you’ve completed your hike(s), find the Thousand-Miler application here.

List of Thousand-Milers

See a list of all those who are certified Thousand-Milers.