Pacific Crest Trail (Section #140)

Dead Horse Summit to Grizzly Peak
Located 20.1 miles from Dunsmuir, California (CA)
4 Stars
21,313 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #140) has a maximum elevation of 6,135 ft (1,870 m), a minimum elevation of 5,059 ft (1,542 m), and an elevation range of 1,076 ft (328 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,31310.0 mi5,059 ft6,135 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.6 hrs82.2987 ft207 ft
[ B to A ]
3.5 hrs17.2207 ft987 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #140?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #140 is 10.0 mi (16.2 km) or 21,313 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #140?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #140 in 3.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.5 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #140 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 Dead Horse Summit to Grizzly Peak 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

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Kinyon, CA
  2. North Topo Map: Bartle, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Hambone, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Grizzly Peak, CA
  5. Topo Map: Dead Horse Summit, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Pondosa, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Big Bend, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Skunk Ridge, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Burney Falls, CA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #140?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #140 is located on the Dead Horse Summit and Grizzly Peak topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT140T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #140 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.


  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.