Hyatt Reservoir
Pacific Crest Trail Section #169

Located 14.1 miles from Ashland, Oregon

4 Stars
21,382 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)

The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #169) has a maximum elevation of 5,518 ft (1,682 m), a minimum elevation of 4,588 ft (1,398 m), and an elevation gain of 31,030 ft (9,458 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #169 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.


We survey thousands of miles of trails each year. The following metrics are based on the most accurate trail data; no crowdsourced data.

[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,38210.1 mi4,588 ft5,518 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.6 hrs0.031,030 ft22,056 ft
[ B to A ]
3.5 hrs0.322,056 ft31,030 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #169?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #169 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,382 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #169?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #169 in 3.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.5 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Hyatt Reservoir Topo Maps

Download free Hyatt Reservoir topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps.

Adjoining 7.5 Minute 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 #169?

Yes, and it's free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #169 is located on the Hyatt Reservoir topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.

KML Custom Maps

PCT169T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #169 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 is the cumulative elevation gain.
  8. Loss is the cumulative elevation loss.

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