Pacific Crest Trail (Section #244)

Glacier Peak West to Lime Mountain
Located 32.2 miles from Gold Bar, Washington (WA)
4 Stars
21,593 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #244) has a maximum elevation of 6,299 ft (1,920 m), a minimum elevation of 3,809 ft (1,161 m), and an elevation range of 2,490 ft (759 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,59310.1 mi3,809 ft6,299 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
4.0 hrs198.82,386 ft267 ft
[ B to A ]
3.7 hrs22.2267 ft2,386 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #244?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #244 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,593 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #244?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #244 in 4.0 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.7 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #244 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 Glacier Peak West to Lime 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

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Mount Pugh, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Lime Mountain, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Gamma Peak, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Sloan Peak, WA
  5. Topo Map: Glacier Peak West, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Glacier Peak East, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Blanca Lake, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Benchmark Mountain, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Poe Mountain, WA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #244?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #244 is located on the Glacier Peak West and Lime Mountain topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT244T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #244 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.