Pacific Crest Trail (Section #218)

Mount Adams West to Green Mountain
Located 40.3 miles from Morton, Washington (WA)
4 Stars
21,439 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #218) has a maximum elevation of 6,129 ft (1,868 m), a minimum elevation of 4,527 ft (1,380 m), and an elevation range of 1,602 ft (488 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,43910.1 mi4,527 ft6,129 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.6 hrs23.2279 ft1,565 ft
[ B to A ]
3.7 hrs130.41,565 ft279 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #218?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #218 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,439 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #218?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #218 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 #218 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 Mount Adams West to Green 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: East Canyon Ridge, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Green Mountain, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Glaciate Butte, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Steamboat Mountain, WA
  5. Topo Map: Mount Adams West, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Mount Adams East, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Sleeping Beauty, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Trout Lake, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: King Mountain, WA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #218?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #218 is located on the Mount Adams West and Green Mountain topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT218T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #218 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.