Pacific Crest Trail (Section #86)

Graveyard Peak to Bloody Mountain
Located 8.5 miles from Mammoth Lakes, California (CA)
4 Stars
21,472 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #86) has a maximum elevation of 10,904 ft (3,323 m), a minimum elevation of 9,234 ft (2,814 m), and an elevation range of 1,670 ft (509 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,47210.1 mi9,234 ft10,904 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.6 hrs143.41,721 ft1,888 ft
[ B to A ]
3.7 hrs157.31,888 ft1,721 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #86?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #86 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,472 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #86?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #86 in 3.6 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 #86 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 Graveyard Peak to Bloody 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: Crystal Crag, CA
  2. North Topo Map: Bloody Mountain, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Convict Lake, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Sharktooth Peak, CA
  5. Topo Map: Graveyard Peak, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Mount Abbot, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Mount Givens, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Florence Lake, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Mount Hilgard, CA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #86?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #86 is located on the Graveyard Peak and Bloody Mountain topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT086T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #86 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.