Pacific Crest Trail (Section #154)

Deadman Peak to Eaton Peak
Located 8.3 miles from Etna, California (CA)
4 Stars
21,444 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #154) has a maximum elevation of 7,296 ft (2,224 m), a minimum elevation of 6,416 ft (1,956 m), and an elevation range of 880 ft (268 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,44410.1 mi6,416 ft7,296 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.6 hrs49.8598 ft967 ft
[ B to A ]
3.7 hrs80.6967 ft598 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #154?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #154 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,444 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #154?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #154 in 3.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.7 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #154 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 Deadman Peak to Eaton 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: Tanners Peak, CA
  2. North Topo Map: Eaton Peak, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Callahan, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Grasshopper Ridge, CA
  5. Topo Map: Deadman Peak, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Billys Peak, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Thompson Peak, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Caribou Lake, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Ycatapom Peak, CA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #154?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #154 is located on the Deadman Peak and Eaton Peak topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT154T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #154 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.