This is not an easy trail, stretching 70 miles over some fairly steep ridges. It is an excellent trail, offering verdant hardwood forest, some comely views and a well-groomed footpath. In addition, every ten miles or so is an Adirondack-style shelter, a lean-to, where you may camp, saving you the weight of carrying a tent. And the rangers chop wood for you to use in your fire! Sounds like lots of good reasons to hike this thing end to end.