Pacific Crest Trail Section #170

Located 21.5 miles from Ashland, Oregon (OR)

4 Stars
21,320 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]

The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #170) has a maximum elevation of 6,223 ft (1,897 m), a minimum elevation of 4,473 ft (1,363 m), and an elevation gain of 30,931 ft (9,428 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #170 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.


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,32010.0 mi4,473 ft6,223 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.6 hrs0.530,931 ft22,037 ft
[ B to A ]
3.5 hrs0.522,037 ft30,931 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #170?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #170 is 10.0 mi (16.1 km) or 21,320 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #170?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #170 in 3.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.5 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Hyatt Reservoir to Brown Mountain Topo Maps

Download free Hyatt Reservoir to Brown Mountain topo maps 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: Grizzly Peak, OR
  2. North Topo Map: Robinson Butte, OR
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Brown Mountain, OR
  4. West Topo Map: Emigrant Lake, OR
  5. Topo Map: Hyatt Reservoir, OR
  6. East Topo Map: Little Chinquapin Mountain, OR
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Siskiyou Pass, OR
  8. South Topo Map: Soda Mountain, OR
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Parker Mountain, OR

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #170?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #170 is located on the Hyatt Reservoir and Brown Mountain topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT170T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #170 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.

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  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 sum of distance on the trail where angles to the horizontal is between 30 and 50 degrees (the angle of a stairway) divided by ten, 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.

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