Pacific Crest Trail (Section #202)

Wolf Peak to Mount Hood South
Located 4.6 miles from Government Camp, Oregon (OR)
4 Stars
21,181 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #202) has a maximum elevation of 4,520 ft (1,378 m), a minimum elevation of 3,269 ft (996 m), and an elevation range of 1,251 ft (381 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,18110.0 mi3,269 ft4,520 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.4 hrs111.81,341 ft209 ft
[ B to A ]
3.4 hrs17.4209 ft1,341 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #202?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #202 is 10.0 mi (16.1 km) or 21,181 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #202?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #202 in 3.4 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 #202 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 Wolf Peak to Mount Hood South 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: Rhododendron, OR
  2. North Topo Map: Government Camp, OR
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Mount Hood South, OR
  4. West Topo Map: High Rock, OR
  5. Topo Map: Wolf Peak, OR
  6. East Topo Map: Wapinitia Pass, OR
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Mount Mitchell, OR
  8. South Topo Map: Timothy Lake, OR
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Mount Wilson, OR

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #202?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #202 is located on the Wolf Peak and Mount Hood South topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT202T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #202 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.