Pacific Crest Trail (Section #93)

Falls Ridge to Matterhorn Peak
Located 36.4 miles from Mammoth Lakes, California (CA)
4 Stars
21,705 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #93) has a maximum elevation of 9,607 ft (2,928 m), a minimum elevation of 8,440 ft (2,573 m), and an elevation range of 1,167 ft (356 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,70510.1 mi8,440 ft9,607 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
4.0 hrs151.41,817 ft1,404 ft
[ B to A ]
3.9 hrs117.01,404 ft1,817 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #93?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #93 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,705 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #93?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #93 in 4.0 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.9 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #93 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 Falls Ridge to Matterhorn 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: Piute Mountain, CA
  2. North Topo Map: Matterhorn Peak, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Dunderberg Peak, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Ten Lakes, CA
  5. Topo Map: Falls Ridge, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Tioga Pass, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Yosemite Falls, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Tenaya Lake, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Vogelsang Peak, CA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #93?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #93 is located on the Falls Ridge and Matterhorn Peak topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT093T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #93 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.