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Pacific Crest Trail - section 8, California

   
This wilderness hiking trail sometimes gets very dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. This backcountry walk should take you about 29.5 days, so make sure you've got all your overnight gear packed. Pacific Crest Trail - section 8 is a two ended backpacking trail with two trailheads, so backcountry trekking it one way is an option if you can arrange for a ride back. This backpacking trail has a total elevation difference of 5,830 feet which is higher than average. Being 191.8 miles long; it's a long great outdoors hiking trail. Some parts of this great outdoors hiking trail are much higher up than other parts of the great outdoors hiking trail, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. Keep in mind that this is a long wilderness hiking trail, so don't forget to pack enough supplies.


Trailhead 1 to Trailhead 2:
Total hiking length = 95.9 miles
Total climbing distance = 41.9 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
Casual Hiking Pace: 14.5 days
Fast Hiking Pace: 8 days

Trailhead 2 to Trailhead 1:
Total hiking length = 95.9 miles
Total climbing distance = 50.4 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
Casual Hiking Pace: 15 days
Fast Hiking Pace: 8.5 days
    Trailhead 1 back to Trailhead 1:
Total hiking length = 191.8 miles
Total climbing distance = 92.3 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
Casual Hiking Pace: 29.5 days
Fast Hiking Pace: 19.5 days

Trailhead 2 back to Trailhead 2:
Total hiking length = 191.8 miles
Total climbing distance = 92.3 miles
Difficulty : Difficult
Casual Hiking Pace: 29.5 days
Fast Hiking Pace: 19.5 days

Total elevation difference: 5830 feet
   
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