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Pacific Crest Trail - section 5, California

   
The total elevation difference for this great outdoors hiking trail is 8,789 feet which is higher than average. Being 125 miles long; it's a long backpacking and hiking trail. This is a long wilderness hiking trail, so don't forget to pack enough supplies. Of course, this is an overnight hike, 19 days normally, so make sure you've got all your overnight gear packed. This wilderness hiking trail sometimes gets very dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. There are two trailheads to chose from, one in each end, so if you can get a ride from someone, you can walk it just one way. Different parts of Pacific Crest Trail - section 5 are at very different elevations, and that means that some parts of the backpacking and hiking trail could be very different from other parts of it.


Trailhead 1 to Trailhead 2:
Total hiking length = 62.5 miles
Total climbing distance = 35.6 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
Casual Hiking Pace: 10 days
Fast Hiking Pace: 5.5 days

Trailhead 2 to Trailhead 1:
Total hiking length = 62.5 miles
Total climbing distance = 23.6 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
Casual Hiking Pace: 9 days
Fast Hiking Pace: 5 days
    Trailhead 1 back to Trailhead 1:
Total hiking length = 125 miles
Total climbing distance = 59.2 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
Casual Hiking Pace: 19 days
Fast Hiking Pace: 12.5 days

Trailhead 2 back to Trailhead 2:
Total hiking length = 125 miles
Total climbing distance = 59.2 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
Casual Hiking Pace: 19 days
Fast Hiking Pace: 12.5 days

Total elevation difference: 8789 feet
   
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