Pacific Crest Trail Section #248

Located 35.6 miles from Winthrop, Washington (WA)

4 Stars
21,417 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]

The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #248) has a maximum elevation of 5,465 ft (1,666 m), a minimum elevation of 2,844 ft (867 m), and an elevation gain of 13,183 ft (4,018 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #248 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
21,41710.0 mi2,844 ft5,465 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.5 hrs0.013,183 ft35,642 ft
[ B to A ]
3.8 hrs1.135,642 ft13,183 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #248?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #248 is 10.0 mi (16.2 km) or 21,417 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #248?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #248 in 3.5 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.8 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Suiattle Pass to Agnes Mountain Topo Maps

Download free Suiattle Pass to Agnes Mountain 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: Dome Peak, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Agnes Mountain, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Mount Lyall, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Gamma Peak, WA
  5. Topo Map: Suiattle Pass, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Holden, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Glacier Peak East, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Clark Mountain, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Trinity, WA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #248?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #248 is located on the Suiattle Pass and Agnes Mountain topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT248T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #248 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

Check the weather forecast; this weather forecast covers the Pacific Crest Trail Section #248, provided by the National Weather Service. (


  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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