Pacific Crest Trail
Key information: Pacific Crest Trail
- The remarkable Pacific Crest Trail meanders for 2,663 miles from the Mexican border to the Canadian, following the first ranges inland from the Pacific - the Sierra Nevada and the Cascades - through California, Oregon and Washington states.
- Enjoy scenery which varies from severe Southern desert to the high, Sierra Nevada, to the great volcanoes and of the Cascades.
- Given its huge length, most people only tackle sections of the trail.
- This is a very tough walk if you are walking long distances in often high, and always remote mountains, on which you will have to be self-sufficient and where water can be very scarce. Come prepared. This page is at an early stage of development. Please help us by making suggestions and sending photos! Thank you!
- Walkopedia rating85
- Natural interest17
- Human interest2
- Negative points0
- Total rating85
- Length: 2,663m
- Level of Difficulty: Very Difficult
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