The Pacific Crest Trail..
Is 2,663 miles long and stretches from Mexico to Canada
Connects 26 National Forests, 7 National Parks, 5 State Parks and 4 National Monuments
Gains and looses over 350,000 ft of elevation
Is over 2.5 times longer than as the crow flies (just 1,000 miles).
Crosses the San Andreas Fault 3 times
Passes the 3 deepest lakes in the U.S. (Lake Tahoe, Crater Lake and Lake Chelan)
Is mostly traveled northbound (only 5% travel southbound)
Less people have thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail than climbed Mt. Everest!