Pacific Crest Trail (Section #234)

Chikamin Peak
Located 17.6 miles from Roslyn, Washington (WA)
4 Stars
24,335 Steps 1  (10.6 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #234) has a maximum elevation of 6,014 ft (1,833 m), a minimum elevation of 3,215 ft (980 m), and an elevation range of 2,799 ft (853 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
24,33510.6 mi3,215 ft6,014 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
5.7 hrs24.1289 ft2,609 ft
[ B to A ]
6.6 hrs217.42,609 ft289 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #234?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #234 is 10.6 mi (17.0 km) or 24,335 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #234?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #234 in 5.7 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 6.6 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #234 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 Chikamin 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: Snoqualmie Lake, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Big Snow Mountain, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Mount Daniel, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Snoqualmie Pass, WA
  5. Topo Map: Chikamin Peak, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Polallie Ridge, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Lost Lake, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Stampede Pass, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Kachess Lake, WA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #234?

Yes, and it's free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #234 is located on the Chikamin Peak topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.

KML Custom Maps

PCT234T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #234 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.