The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #79) has a maximum elevation of 12,124 ft (3,695 m), a minimum elevation of 8,833 ft (2,692 m), and an elevation gain of 18,424 ft (5,616 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #79 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 1||Length 2||Min Ele 3||Max Ele 4|
|21,626||10.1 mi||8,833 ft||12,124 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|3.6 hrs||0.7||18,424 ft||28,381 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|4.2 hrs||3.4||28,381 ft||18,424 ft|
The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #79 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,626 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #79 in 3.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 4.2 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free Split Mountain to North Palisade topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps.
PCT079T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #79 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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