Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)

Short for the Pacific Crest Trail or Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, which runs 2,600 miles across the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain ranges in the Western United States. Terminating at the US-Mexico border and the US-Canada border, the PCT traverses California, Oregon, and Washington. See also Triple Crown.

PCT Mt Whitney

The PCT crosses Mount Whitney, the highest summit in the contiguous United States

Fun Fact: Some of the most famous landmarks in the US, such as Mount Whitney and Yosemite National Park, are on the PCT.

Keep Reading: The Pacific Crest Trail Association’s website and the PCT section of this website

What Do You Think?