Sea to sea trail
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|Sea to sea trail|
A pin given to participants of a "sea-to-sea" hike, Hashomer Hatzair youth movement, early 1980s.
|Length||89 kilometres (55.3 mi)|
|Location||Northern District, Israel|
|Trailheads||West: Achziv, East: Sea of Galilee|
|Highest point||1,200 m (3,900 ft)|
|Lowest point||−400 m (−1,300 ft)|
|Season||Fall and spring|
The Sea to sea Trail, (Hebrew: שביל מים לים, Shvil MiYam LeYam) is a hiking path that crosses north of Israel. Its western end is in the Mediterranean Sea at Achziv, near the Lebanese border in the far north of the country, and it extends to the Sea of Gallilee, a length of approximately 89 km (55.3mi). The trail is marked with different colors in different sections, and takes an average of 3–4 days to complete.
The trail was very popular among youth organizations in the 1950s and 60s.
The first part of the trail climb from the Sea of Gallilee to Shimon bar Yochai grave in Mount Meron through Nahal Amud, this part of the trail is part of Israel National Trail. The second part of the trail goes the Mount Meron to Ma'alot-Tarshiha through Nahal Kziv. and the third days follow Nahal Kziv till the sea.
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