Noble Knob to Blowout Mountain
Pacific Crest Trail Section #228

Located 13.6 miles from Roslyn, Washington

4 Stars
21,262 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)

The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #228) has a maximum elevation of 5,477 ft (1,669 m), a minimum elevation of 4,766 ft (1,453 m), and an elevation gain of 21,398 ft (6,522 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #228 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
21,26210.0 mi4,766 ft5,477 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.5 hrs0.021,398 ft31,550 ft
[ B to A ]
3.4 hrs0.031,550 ft21,398 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #228?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #228 is 10.0 mi (16.1 km) or 21,262 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #228?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #228 in 3.5 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.4 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Noble Knob to Blowout Mountain Topo Maps

Download free Noble Knob to Blowout Mountain 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: Nagrom, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Lester, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Blowout Mountain, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Sun Top, WA
  5. Topo Map: Noble Knob, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Raven Roost, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: White River Park, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Norse Peak, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Goose Prairie, WA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #228?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #228 is located on the Noble Knob and Blowout Mountain topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT228T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #228 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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