Tangle Blue Lake to Billys Peak
Pacific Crest Trail Section #152

Located 17.7 miles from Etna, California

4 Stars
21,338 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)

The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #152) has a maximum elevation of 7,392 ft (2,253 m), a minimum elevation of 6,228 ft (1,898 m), and an elevation gain of 28,760 ft (8,766 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.

Calories

The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #152 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.

Metrics

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 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,33810.1 mi6,228 ft7,392 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.5 hrs0.728,760 ft24,309 ft
[ B to A ]
TimeFloorsGainLoss
3.5 hrs0.324,309 ft28,760 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #152?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #152 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,338 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #152?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #152 in 3.5 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.5 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.

Tangle Blue Lake to Billys Peak Topo Maps

Download free Tangle Blue Lake to Billys Peak topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps.

Adjoining 7.5 Minute Quadrangle Legend

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  1. Northwest Topo Map: Callahan, CA
  2. North Topo Map: Scott Mountain, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: South China Mountain, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Billys Peak, CA
  5. Topo Map: Tangle Blue Lake, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Mumbo Basin, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Ycatapom Peak, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Carrville, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Whisky Bill Peak, CA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #152?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #152 is located on the Tangle Blue Lake and Billys Peak topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT152T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #152 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 #152, provided by the National Weather Service. (weather.gov)

 

Footnotes

  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 is the cumulative elevation gain.
  8. Loss is the cumulative elevation loss.

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