Pacific Crest Trail (Section #137)

Cassel to Burney Falls
Located 33.8 miles from Dunsmuir, California (CA)
4 Stars
22,752 Steps 1  (10.4 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #137) has a maximum elevation of 3,907 ft (1,191 m), a minimum elevation of 2,723 ft (830 m), and an elevation range of 1,184 ft (361 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
22,75210.4 mi2,723 ft3,907 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
4.4 hrs7.995 ft253 ft
[ B to A ]
4.5 hrs21.1253 ft95 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #137?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #137 is 10.4 mi (16.8 km) or 22,752 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #137?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #137 in 4.4 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 4.5 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #137 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 Cassel to Burney Falls 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: Burney Falls, CA
  2. North Topo Map: Dana, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Fall River Mills, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Burney, CA
  5. Topo Map: Cassel, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Hogback Ridge, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Burney Mountain West, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Burney Mountain East, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Murken Bench, CA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #137?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #137 is located on the Cassel and Burney Falls topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT137T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #137 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.