Pacific Crest Trail (Section #223)

Old Snowy Mountain to White Pass
Located 39.8 miles from Roslyn, Washington (WA)
4 Stars
21,434 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #223) has a maximum elevation of 5,857 ft (1,785 m), a minimum elevation of 4,421 ft (1,347 m), and an elevation range of 1,436 ft (438 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,43410.1 mi4,421 ft5,857 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.5 hrs89.21,070 ft1,743 ft
[ B to A ]
3.7 hrs145.21,743 ft1,070 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #223?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #223 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,434 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #223?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #223 in 3.5 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 #223 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 Old Snowy Mountain to White Pass 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: Ohanapecosh Hot Springs, WA
  2. North Topo Map: White Pass, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Spiral Butte, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Packwood Lake, WA
  5. Topo Map: Old Snowy Mountain, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Pinegrass Ridge, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Hamilton Buttes, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Walupt Lake, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Jennies Butte, WA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #223?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #223 is located on the Old Snowy Mountain and White Pass topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT223T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #223 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.