Pacific Crest Trail (Section #49)

Liebre Mountain to Neenach School
Located 15.5 miles from Lebec, California (CA)
4 Stars
21,398 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #49) has a maximum elevation of 5,744 ft (1,751 m), a minimum elevation of 3,165 ft (965 m), and an elevation range of 2,579 ft (786 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,39810.0 mi3,165 ft5,744 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.5 hrs0.00 ft2,579 ft
[ B to A ]
3.8 hrs214.92,579 ft0 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #49?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #49 is 10.0 mi (16.2 km) or 21,398 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #49?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #49 in 3.5 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.8 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #49 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 Liebre Mountain to Neenach School 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: Lebec, CA
  2. North Topo Map: La Liebre Ranch, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Neenach School, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Black Mountain, CA
  5. Topo Map: Liebre Mountain, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Burnt Peak, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Cobblestone Mountain, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Whitaker Peak, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Warm Springs Mountain, CA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #49?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #49 is located on the Liebre Mountain and Neenach School topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT049T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #49 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.