Pacific Crest Trail (Section #200)

Pinhead Buttes to Mount Wilson
Located 17.3 miles from Government Camp, Oregon (OR)
4 Stars
21,285 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #200) has a maximum elevation of 5,066 ft (1,544 m), a minimum elevation of 3,360 ft (1,024 m), and an elevation range of 1,706 ft (520 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,28510.0 mi3,360 ft5,066 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.5 hrs72.7872 ft1,758 ft
[ B to A ]
3.4 hrs146.51,758 ft872 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #200?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #200 is 10.0 mi (16.2 km) or 21,285 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #200?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #200 in 3.5 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.4 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #200 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 Pinhead Buttes to Mount Wilson 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: Mount Mitchell, OR
  2. North Topo Map: Timothy Lake, OR
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Mount Wilson, OR
  4. West Topo Map: Mount Lowe, OR
  5. Topo Map: Pinhead Buttes, OR
  6. East Topo Map: Fort Butte, OR
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Breitenbush Hot Springs, OR
  8. South Topo Map: Olallie Butte, OR
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Boulder Lake, OR

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #200?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #200 is located on the Pinhead Buttes and Mount Wilson topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT200T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #200 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.