Pacific Crest Trail (Section #176)

Devils Peak to Union Peak
Located 24.4 miles from Chiloquin, Oregon (OR)
4 Stars
21,327 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #176) has a maximum elevation of 6,749 ft (2,057 m), a minimum elevation of 6,001 ft (1,829 m), and an elevation range of 748 ft (228 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,32710.0 mi6,001 ft6,749 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.5 hrs69.8838 ft459 ft
[ B to A ]
3.5 hrs38.2459 ft838 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #176?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #176 is 10.0 mi (16.2 km) or 21,327 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #176?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #176 in 3.5 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 #176 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 Devils Peak to Union 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: Red Blanket Mountain, OR
  2. North Topo Map: Union Peak, OR
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Maklaks Crater, OR
  4. West Topo Map: Imnaha Creek, OR
  5. Topo Map: Devils Peak, OR
  6. East Topo Map: Mares Egg Spring, OR
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Rustler Peak, OR
  8. South Topo Map: Pelican Butte, OR
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Crystal Spring, OR

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #176?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #176 is located on the Devils Peak and Union Peak topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT176T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #176 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.