Pacific Crest Trail (Section #224)

White Pass to Cougar Lake
Located 35.9 miles from Roslyn, Washington (WA)
4 Stars
21,265 Steps 1  (10.0 mi)
Pacific Crest Trail: [ #001 - #257 ]


The Pacific Crest Trail (Section #224) has a maximum elevation of 5,353 ft (1,632 m), a minimum elevation of 4,140 ft (1,262 m), and an elevation range of 1,213 ft (370 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,26510.0 mi4,140 ft5,353 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.5 hrs98.11,177 ft1,009 ft
[ B to A ]
3.5 hrs84.11,009 ft1,177 ft

What is the length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #224?

The length of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #224 is 10.0 mi (16.1 km) or 21,265 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #224?

A person in good physical health can hike the Pacific Crest Trail Section #224 in 3.5 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 #224 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 White Pass to Cougar Lake 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: Chinook Pass, WA
  2. North Topo Map: Cougar Lake, WA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Bumping Lake, WA
  4. West Topo Map: Ohanapecosh Hot Springs, WA
  5. Topo Map: White Pass, WA
  6. East Topo Map: Spiral Butte, WA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Packwood Lake, WA
  8. South Topo Map: Old Snowy Mountain, WA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Pinegrass Ridge, WA

Is there a Pacific Crest Trail map for Section #224?

Yes, and they're free! The Pacific Crest Trail Section #224 is located on the White Pass and Cougar Lake topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

PCT224T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Pacific Crest Trail Section #224 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.