Pacific Crest Trail (Section #187)

The Twins to Irish Mountain
Located 26.0 miles from La Pine, Oregon (OR)
4 Stars
21,187 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #187) has a maximum elevation of 6,022 ft (1,836 m), a minimum elevation of 5,557 ft (1,694 m), and an elevation range of 465 ft (142 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,18710.0 mi5,557 ft6,022 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.4 hrs44.8538 ft699 ft
[ B to A ]
3.4 hrs58.2699 ft538 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #187?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #187 is 10.0 mi (16.1 km) or 21,187 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #187?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #187 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 #187 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 The Twins to Irish Mountain 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: Waldo Mountain, OR
  2. North Topo Map: Irish Mountain, OR
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Crane Prairie Reservoir, OR
  4. West Topo Map: Waldo Lake, OR
  5. Topo Map: The Twins, OR
  6. East Topo Map: Davis Mountain, OR
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Willamette Pass, OR
  8. South Topo Map: Odell Lake, OR
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Hamner Butte, OR

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #187?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #187 is located on the The Twins and Irish Mountain topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT187T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #187 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.