Pacific Crest Trail (Section #233)

Snoqualmie Pass to Chikamin Peak
Located 18.0 miles from Roslyn, Washington (WA)
4 Stars
25,325 Steps 1  (10.8 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #233) has a maximum elevation of 5,640 ft (1,719 m), a minimum elevation of 3,376 ft (1,029 m), and an elevation range of 2,264 ft (690 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
25,32510.8 mi3,376 ft5,640 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
7.2 hrs229.62,755 ft554 ft
[ B to A ]
6.5 hrs46.2554 ft2,755 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #233?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #233 is 10.8 mi (17.3 km) or 25,325 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #233?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #233 in 7.2 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 6.5 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #233 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 Snoqualmie Pass to Chikamin 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: Lake Philippa, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Snoqualmie Lake, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Big Snow Mountain, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Bandera, WA
  5. Topo Map: Snoqualmie Pass, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Chikamin Peak, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Findley Lake, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Lost Lake, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Stampede Pass, WA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #233?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #233 is located on the Snoqualmie Pass and Chikamin Peak topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT233T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #233 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.