Pacific Crest Trail (Section #157)

Boulder Peak to Marble Mountain
Located 17.5 miles from Etna, California (CA)
4 Stars
21,649 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]

Elevation

The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #157) has a maximum elevation of 7,093 ft (2,162 m), a minimum elevation of 5,707 ft (1,739 m), and an elevation range of 1,386 ft (422 m).

Metrics

[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,64910.1 mi5,707 ft7,093 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.9 hrs103.81,246 ft1,338 ft
[ B to A ]
TimeFloorsGainLoss
3.9 hrs111.51,338 ft1,246 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #157?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #157 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,649 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #157?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #157 in 3.9 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.9 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Calories

The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #157 while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Boulder Peak to Marble Mountain topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

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  1. Northwest Topo Map: Grider Valley, CA
  2. North Topo Map: Scott Bar, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Russell Peak, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Marble Mountain, CA
  5. Topo Map: Boulder Peak, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Greenview, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: English Peak, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Yellow Dog Peak, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Etna, CA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #157?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #157 is located on the Boulder Peak and Marble Mountain topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT157T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #157 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.

Footnotes

  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.