Mount Washington
Pacific Crest Trail Section #193

Located 15.9 miles from Sisters, Oregon

4 Stars
21,270 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)

The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #193) has a maximum elevation of 6,138 ft (1,871 m), a minimum elevation of 4,777 ft (1,456 m), and an elevation gain of 19,835 ft (6,046 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #193 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
21,27010.0 mi4,777 ft6,138 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.5 hrs0.119,835 ft33,104 ft
[ B to A ]
3.5 hrs0.633,104 ft19,835 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #193?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #193 is 10.0 mi (16.1 km) or 21,270 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #193?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #193 in 3.5 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.5 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Mount Washington Topo Maps

Download free Mount Washington 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: Santiam Junction, OR
  2. North Topo Map: Three Fingered Jack, OR
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Black Butte, OR
  4. West Topo Map: Clear Lake, OR
  5. Topo Map: Mount Washington, OR
  6. East Topo Map: Black Crater, OR
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Linton Lake, OR
  8. South Topo Map: North Sister, OR
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Trout Creek Butte, OR

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #193?

Yes, and it's free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #193 is located on the Mount Washington topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.

KML Custom Maps

PCT193T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #193 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.

Local Weather Forecast

Check the weather forecast; this weather forecast covers the Pacific Crest Trail Section #193, provided by the National Weather Service. (



  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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