Pacific Crest Trail (Section #172)

Brown Mountain to Mount Mcloughlin
Located 22.5 miles from Chiloquin, Oregon (OR)
4 Stars
21,246 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]

Elevation

The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #172) has a maximum elevation of 6,210 ft (1,893 m), a minimum elevation of 4,968 ft (1,514 m), and an elevation range of 1,242 ft (379 m).

Metrics

[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,24610.0 mi4,968 ft6,210 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.6 hrs121.51,458 ft485 ft
[ B to A ]
TimeFloorsGainLoss
3.5 hrs40.4485 ft1,458 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #172?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #172 is 10.0 mi (16.1 km) or 21,246 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #172?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #172 in 3.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.5 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 #172 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 Brown Mountain to Mount Mcloughlin 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: Willow Lake, OR
  2. North Topo Map: Mount McLoughlin, OR
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Lake of the Woods North, OR
  4. West Topo Map: Robinson Butte, OR
  5. Topo Map: Brown Mountain, OR
  6. East Topo Map: Lake of the Woods South, OR
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Hyatt Reservoir, OR
  8. South Topo Map: Little Chinquapin Mountain, OR
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Surveyor Mountain, OR

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #172?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #172 is located on the Brown Mountain and Mount Mcloughlin topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT172T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #172 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.