Pacific Crest Trail (Section #254)

Slate Peak to Pasayten Peak
Located 30.6 miles from Winthrop, Washington (WA)
4 Stars
21,201 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #254) has a maximum elevation of 7,026 ft (2,141 m), a minimum elevation of 6,198 ft (1,889 m), and an elevation range of 828 ft (252 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,20110.0 mi6,198 ft7,026 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.4 hrs76.3916 ft981 ft
[ B to A ]
3.4 hrs81.8981 ft916 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #254?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #254 is 10.0 mi (16.1 km) or 21,201 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #254?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #254 in 3.4 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.4 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #254 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 Slate Peak to Pasayten 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: Shull Mountain, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Pasayten Peak, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Mount Lago, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Azurite Peak, WA
  5. Topo Map: Slate Peak, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Robinson Mountain, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Mount Arriva, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Washington Pass, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Silver Star Mountain, WA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #254?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #254 is located on the Slate Peak and Pasayten Peak topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT254T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #254 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.