Pacific Crest Trail (Section #34)

Telegraph Peak
Located 3.0 miles from Wrightwood, California (CA)
4 Stars
21,223 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #34) has a maximum elevation of 7,119 ft (2,170 m), a minimum elevation of 3,976 ft (1,212 m), and an elevation range of 3,143 ft (958 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,22310.0 mi3,976 ft7,119 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.5 hrs261.93,143 ft0 ft
[ B to A ]
3.4 hrs0.00 ft3,143 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #34?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #34 is 10.0 mi (16.1 km) or 21,223 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #34?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #34 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 #34 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 Telegraph Peak 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: Mescal Creek, CA
  2. North Topo Map: Phelan, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Baldy Mesa, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Mount San Antonio, CA
  5. Topo Map: Telegraph Peak, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Cajon, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Mount Baldy, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Cucamonga Peak, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Devore, CA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #34?

Yes, and it's free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #34 is located on the Telegraph Peak topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.

KML Custom Maps

PCT034T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #34 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.