Pacific Crest Trail

Description

  1. Name Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)
  2. Length of trail 4,271 km, 2,654 miles
  3. Length in days 250 days
  4. Traildino grading SW, Strenuous walk, mountain trail
  5. Hut tour grading T2, Mountain walk

Palisade Lakes, Mather Pass - by Kelly The Pacific Crest Trail is one of the most spectacular and challenging long distance trails the US has to offer. This trail takes you to all the famous mountain ranges of California, Oregon and Washington.

Not only its length is dazzling – 2654 miles (4271 km), the alpine terrain makes hard walking. Nevertheless, some 100 to 200 fit thru-hikers manage each year to complete the trip from end to end. When they finish, they have climbed some 300,000 feet, or 90,000 meters, in six months time. Highest point is Forester Pass, 13,153 feet (4009 m), in the Sierra Nevada.

Select some tracks
Plymouth City Trail, 3.2km
PCT - California Section A, 162km
PCT - California Section B, 146km
PCT - California Section C, 206km
PCT - California Section D, 180km
PCT - California Section E, 163km
PCT - California Section F, 147km
PCT - California Section G, 181km
PCT - California Section H, 278km
PCT - California Section I, 113km
PCT - California Section J, 116km
PCT - California Section K, 93km
PCT - California Section L, 65km
PCT - California Section M, 140km
PCT - California Section N, 209km
PCT - California Section O, 129km
PCT - California Section P, 156km
PCT - California Section Q, 88km
PCT - California Section R, 99km
PCT - Oregon Section B, 84km
PCT - Oregon Section C, 135km
PCT - Oregon Section D, 94km
PCT - Oregon Section E, 118km
PCT - Oregon Section F, 166km
PCT - Oregon Section G, 115km
PCT - Washington Section H, 227km
PCT - Washington Section I, 152km
PCT - Washington Section J, 113km
PCT - Washington Section K, 195km
PCT - Washington Section L, 96km

Opinions

Rate 10.0 | 1 vote | No 1. in United States
  • patacon April 2016
  • Rate 10
  • Positive Trail life Landscapes, everything is just perfect and beautiful. The hard times just make the goog ones even better.
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Pacific Crest Trail

Hike Reports

  • PCT 2015 -IRONMAN

  • web Master March 2015
  • Hiking the PCT from Mexico to Canada March 3, 2015. http://hikingpct.pikespeakengineering.com
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Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • The Pacific Crest Trail
  • Guidebook to the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), an epic 2650 mile hike from California's Mexican border to Canada's British Columbia. One of the world's best hikes, the route passes through California, Oregon and Washington State, taking in the Mojave desert, High Sierras, Cascades and countless more wild mountains. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2017
Bol.com
Netherlands
2017
  • The Pacific Crest Trail
  • A comprehensive guidebook to the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), an epic 2650 mile trek through the USA from the Mexican border to British Columbia in Canada. One of the world's best hikes, the route passes through California, Oregon and Washington State, taking in the Mojave desert, High Sierras, Cascades and countless more wild mountains of... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2017
  • Wandelgids USA: The Pacific Crest Trail - from Mexico to Canada | Cicerone
  • Uitstekende wandelgids, goed beschreven met veel praktische informatie om de route te kunnen lopen, inclusief redelijke kaarten. Guidebook to the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), an epic 2650 mile hike from California's Mexican border to Canada's British Columbia. One of the world's best hikes, the route passes through California, Oregon and... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2017
  • The Pacific Crest Trail
  • A comprehensive guidebook to the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), an epic 2650 mile trek through the USA from the Mexican border to British Columbia in Canada. One of the world's best hikes, the route passes through California, Oregon and Washington State, taking in the Mojave desert, High Sierras, Cascades and countless more wild mountains of... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2015
  • The John Muir Trail
  • Guidebook to walking the John Muir Trail through California's High Sierra from Yosemite (El Capitan and Half Dome) to the summit of Mount Witney. The 216 mile hike is split into 21 daily stages, with full information on preparation, permits, wilderness, bears, water and trekking skills. Part of the Pacific Crest Trail. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2015
Bol.com
Netherlands
2015
  • The John Muir Trail
  • The John Muir Trail (JMT) is one of the world's most spectacular treks and is North America's best known mid-distance walking trail. It runs for 216 miles through the high Sierra Nevada mountains of California, from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney (14,496 ft), the highest peak in the USA outside Alaska. The walking trail, which... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
  • Wandelgids The John Muir Trail | Cicerone
  • Een uitstekende beschrijving van het beroemde lange afstandspad in Californie. Guidebook to walking the John Muir Trail through California's High Sierra from Yosemite (El Capitan and Half Dome) to the summit of Mount Witney. The 216 mile hike is split into 21 daily stages, with full information on preparation, permits, wilderness, bears, water... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2015
  • The John Muir Trail
  • The John Muir Trail (JMT) is one of the world's most spectacular treks and is North America's best known mid-distance walking trail. It runs for 216 miles through the high Sierra Nevada mountains of California, from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney (14,496 ft), the highest peak in the USA outside Alaska. The walking trail, which... Read more
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  • Between a Rock and a White Blaze
  • Four years removed from her first long-distance hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, Julie, aka Stopwatch, is ready to embark on another thru-hike, this time following the white blazes of the Appalachian Trail, a 2181 mile continuous footpath from Georgia to Maine. She is accompanied by her husband, Matt, aka Optimist, for whom it is his second... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Between a Rock and a White Blaze
  • Four years removed from her first long-distance hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, Julie, aka Stopwatch, is ready to embark on another thru-hike, this time following the white blazes of the Appalachian Trail, a 2181 mile continuous footpath from Georgia to Maine. She is accompanied by her husband, Matt, aka Optimist, for whom it is his second... Read more
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United Kingdom
The Book Depository
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  • Between Borders
  • Between Borders is the true story of Harly Drum's thru-hike on the Pacific Crest Trail and the first book in the Long-Distance Adventure Series. At twenty-one years of age, he began walking north from the Mexican border and nearly 2700 miles later arrived in Manning Park, British Columbia.Between Borders has been prepared in journal form and... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Between Borders
  • Between Borders is the true story of Harly Drum's thru-hike on the Pacific Crest Trail and the first book in the Long-Distance Adventure Series. At twenty-one years of age, he began walking north from the Mexican border and nearly 2700 miles later arrived in Manning Park, British Columbia.Between Borders has been prepared in journal form and... Read more
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  • Pacific Crest Trials
  • Thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail is 90% mental. Each year, thousands of backpackerstake to the Pacific Crest Trail with the intention of successfully thru-hiking the 2,650-mile footpath that extends fromMexico toCanada. Despite months of research, thousands of dollars poured into their gear, and countless hours dedicated to grinding away on... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Pacific Crest Trials
  • Thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail is 90% mental. Each year, thousands of backpackerstake to the Pacific Crest Trail with the intention of successfully thru-hiking the 2,650-mile footpath that extends fromMexico toCanada. Despite months of research, thousands of dollars poured into their gear, and countless hours dedicated to grinding away on... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
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  • Appalachian Trials
  • "I really loved it...Appalachian Trials is full of specific tactical tips for mental preparation, which is key well beyond the AT." - Tim Ferriss, author of New York Times Best Selling The 4-Hour Workweek and The 4-Hour Body Each year, it is estimated that more than 2,000 people set out to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, yet seven in ten... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Appalachian Trials
  • "I really loved it...Appalachian Trials is full of specific tactical tips for mental preparation, which is key well beyond the AT." - Tim Ferriss, author of New York Times Best Selling The 4-Hour Workweek and The 4-Hour Body Each year, it is estimated that more than 2,000 people set out to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail, yet seven in ten... Read more
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The Book Depository
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  • Rattlesnakes and Bald Eagles
  • As probably the world's most experienced long distance walker who also writes, Chris Townsend has many stories to tell and many photographs to illustrate them with. Of all his adventures, those he enjoyed on America's Pacific Crest Trail in the Eighties are among his favourites. The PCT runs 2,600 miles from Mexico to Canada through desert,... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Rattlesnakes and Bald Eagles
  • As probably the world's most experienced long distance walker who also writes, Chris Townsend has many stories to tell and many photographs to illustrate them with. Of all his adventures, those he enjoyed on America's Pacific Crest Trail in the Eighties are among his favourites. The PCT runs 2,600 miles from Mexico to Canada through desert,... Read more
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  • Pacific Crest Trail Complete Data Book
  • The Pacific Crest Trail COMPLETE Data Book is an exhaustive collection of 3,946 locations found along the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail with water sources, trail junctions, camp sites and lots more! The COMPLETE Data Book has at least twice the locations of any other data source.You will also find detailed elevation charts at the beginning of... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Pacific Crest Trail Complete Data Book
  • The Pacific Crest Trail COMPLETE Data Book is an exhaustive collection of 3,946 locations found along the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail with water sources, trail junctions, camp sites and lots more! The COMPLETE Data Book has at least twice the locations of any other data source.You will also find detailed elevation charts at the beginning of... Read more
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The Book Depository
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  • Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail
  • The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) meanders from the California-Mexico border north to the border of Washington and Canada. It's a rigorous trail, first envisioned in 1926 and now encompassing some 2,650 miles. Each volume of this new series focuses on section-by-section pieces of the PCT. Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail
  • The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) meanders from the California-Mexico border north to the border of Washington and Canada. It's a rigorous trail, first envisioned in 1926 and now encompassing some 2,650 miles. Each volume of this new series focuses on section-by-section pieces of the PCT. Read more
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  • An Ultralighter's True Trail Stories
  • Book two in the Journey series, this volume is filled with stories and ultralight backpacking tips from Carol "Brawny" Wellman. Trail descriptions for the Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail, John Muir Trail, Continental Divide Trail, Colorado Trail, Vermont Trail, Bartram Trail, including trail guide, plus the Foothills Trail. Learn how to... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • An Ultralighter's True Trail Stories
  • Book two in the Journey series, this volume is filled with stories and ultralight backpacking tips from Carol "Brawny" Wellman. Trail descriptions for the Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail, John Muir Trail, Continental Divide Trail, Colorado Trail, Vermont Trail, Bartram Trail, including trail guide, plus the Foothills Trail. Learn how to... Read more
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  • Wild
  • A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again. Read more
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Belgium
  • Wild
  • A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again. Read more
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  • Mount Whitney CA
  • Map No. 322, Mount Whitney in California at 1:40,000, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography is based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light,... Read more
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  • Mount Whitney
  • • Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic MapMount Whitney is universally famous as the highest mountain in the United State outside of Alaska, as well as the highest point in California. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Mount Whitney is a two-sided, waterproof map designed to meet the needs of Whitney visitors with unmatched... Read more
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  • Mount Whitney
  • • Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic MapMount Whitney is universally famous as the highest mountain in the United State outside of Alaska, as well as the highest point in California. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Mount Whitney is a two-sided, waterproof map designed to meet the needs of Whitney visitors with unmatched... Read more
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Stanfords
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  • Sequoia - Kings Canyon National Parks CA
  • Map No. 205, Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light,... Read more
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  • Sequoia/kings Canyon National Park
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapIn Sequioa and Kings Canyon National Parks you can walk among the world's largest trees, hike the alpine landscape of the Sierra Crest, and marvel at the towering granite cliffs of one of the deepest canyons in the United States. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Sequoia and Kings... Read more
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  • Sequoia/kings Canyon National Park
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapIn Sequioa and Kings Canyon National Parks you can walk among the world's largest trees, hike the alpine landscape of the Sierra Crest, and marvel at the towering granite cliffs of one of the deepest canyons in the United States. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Sequoia and Kings... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Mammoth Lakes / Mono Divide, CA
  • Map No. 809, Mammoth Lakes / Mono Divide, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light, waterproof and... Read more
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  • Mammoth Lakes/mono Divide
  • • Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic MapTrails Illustrated Mammoth Lakes / Mono Divide is the first of five exciting new maps for the California Sierra Nevadas that will combine to form seamless coverage of the high-use National Forest areas between Sequoia / Kings Canyon National Parks and Lake Tahoe. This region contains some of the... Read more
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Belgium
  • Mammoth Lakes/mono Divide
  • • Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic MapTrails Illustrated Mammoth Lakes / Mono Divide is the first of five exciting new maps for the California Sierra Nevadas that will combine to form seamless coverage of the high-use National Forest areas between Sequoia / Kings Canyon National Parks and Lake Tahoe. This region contains some of the... Read more
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  • Carson-Iceberg / Emigrant / Mokleumne Wilderness Areas CA
  • Map No. 807, Carson-Iceberg / Emigrant / Mokleumne Wilderness Areas, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now... Read more
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  • Carson-iceberg/emigrant/mokleumne Wilderness Areas
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapPart of our exciting new coverage for California's Sierra Nevada, our Carson-Iceberg, Emigrant and Mokelumne Wilderness Trails Illustrated map details the high use recreation areas of Stanislaus and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forests from Yosemite National Park north to Caples Lake and Markleeville.... Read more
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  • Harlan Wadley 2018-04-04 11:15:31
  • New Guides
  • Mountaineering Books, Seattle, WA has now published beautiful and up-to-date guides to the PCT in four stunning volumes.
    Harlan (Gnarly) Wadley
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