The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #256) has a maximum elevation of 7,113 ft (2,168 m), a minimum elevation of 5,725 ft (1,745 m), and an elevation gain of 26,853 ft (8,185 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #256 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.
|[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]|
|Steps 1||Length 2||Min Ele 3||Max Ele 4|
|21,364||10.0 mi||5,725 ft||7,113 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|3.6 hrs||0.0||26,853 ft||22,503 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|3.7 hrs||1.0||22,503 ft||26,853 ft|
The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #256 is 10.0 mi (16.1 km) or 21,364 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #256 in 3.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.7 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free Pasayten Peak to Castle Peak topo maps 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?
PCT256T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #256 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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