Pacific Crest Trail (Section #215)

Lone Butte to Sleeping Beauty
Located 29.6 miles from White Salmon, Washington (WA)
4 Stars
21,471 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #215) has a maximum elevation of 5,142 ft (1,567 m), a minimum elevation of 3,906 ft (1,191 m), and an elevation range of 1,236 ft (377 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,47110.1 mi3,906 ft5,142 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.6 hrs11.6139 ft1,177 ft
[ B to A ]
3.7 hrs98.11,177 ft139 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #215?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #215 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,471 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #215?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #215 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 #215 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 Lone Butte to Sleeping Beauty 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: Spencer Butte, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Quartz Creek Butte, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Steamboat Mountain, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Burnt Peak, WA
  5. Topo Map: Lone Butte, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Sleeping Beauty, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Termination Point, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Gifford Peak, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Little Huckleberry Mountain, WA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #215?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #215 is located on the Lone Butte and Sleeping Beauty topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT215T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #215 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.