Pacific Crest Trail (Section #221)

Walupt Lake to Old Snowy Mountain
Located 40.8 miles from Morton, Washington (WA)
4 Stars
22,288 Steps 1  (10.2 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #221) has a maximum elevation of 7,661 ft (2,335 m), a minimum elevation of 5,393 ft (1,644 m), and an elevation range of 2,268 ft (691 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
22,28810.2 mi5,393 ft7,661 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
4.5 hrs109.21,311 ft2,185 ft
[ B to A ]
4.7 hrs182.12,185 ft1,311 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #221?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #221 is 10.2 mi (16.3 km) or 22,288 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #221?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #221 in 4.5 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 4.7 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Pacific Crest Trail Section #221 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 Walupt Lake to Old Snowy 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: Packwood Lake, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Old Snowy Mountain, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Pinegrass Ridge, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Hamilton Buttes, WA
  5. Topo Map: Walupt Lake, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Jennies Butte, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Green Mountain, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Glaciate Butte, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Windy Point, WA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #221?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #221 is located on the Walupt Lake and Old Snowy Mountain topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT221T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #221 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.