Pacific Crest Trail (Section #45)

Sleepy Valley to Green Valley
Located 12.4 miles from Lancaster, California (CA)
4 Stars
21,333 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #45) has a maximum elevation of 4,324 ft (1,318 m), a minimum elevation of 3,307 ft (1,008 m), and an elevation range of 1,017 ft (310 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,33310.0 mi3,307 ft4,324 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.6 hrs80.9971 ft1,074 ft
[ B to A ]
3.5 hrs89.51,074 ft971 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #45?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #45 is 10.0 mi (16.2 km) or 21,333 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #45?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #45 in 3.6 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.5 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #45 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 Sleepy Valley to Green Valley 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: Lake Hughes, CA
  2. North Topo Map: Del Sur, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Lancaster West, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Green Valley, CA
  5. Topo Map: Sleepy Valley, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Ritter Ridge, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Mint Canyon, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Agua Dulce, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Acton, CA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #45?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #45 is located on the Sleepy Valley and Green Valley topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT045T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #45 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.