Pacific Crest Trail Section #147

Located 12.2 miles from Dunsmuir, California (CA)

4 Stars
21,291 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]

The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #147) has a maximum elevation of 6,772 ft (2,064 m), a minimum elevation of 4,814 ft (1,467 m), and an elevation gain of 37,018 ft (11,283 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #147 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 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,29110.0 mi4,814 ft6,772 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.6 hrs0.037,018 ft15,973 ft
[ B to A ]
3.4 hrs0.015,973 ft37,018 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #147?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #147 is 10.0 mi (16.2 km) or 21,291 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #147?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #147 in 3.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.4 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Seven Lakes Basin Topo Maps

Download free Seven Lakes Basin 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?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: South China Mountain, CA
  2. North Topo Map: Mount Eddy, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: City of Mount Shasta, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Mumbo Basin, CA
  5. Topo Map: Seven Lakes Basin, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Dunsmuir, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Whisky Bill Peak, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Chicken Hawk Hill, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Tombstone Mountain, CA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #147?

Yes, and it's free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #147 is located on the Seven Lakes Basin topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.

KML Custom Maps

PCT147T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #147 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

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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 (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.

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