About PCT

pct mapThe 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) PCT_Elevation

Less people have thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail than climbed Mt. Everest!