[pct-l] 15% grade on PCT

Jeffrey Olson jolson at olc.edu
Tue Feb 13 14:09:11 CST 2007

I believe that is on the sections that were built to be part of the 
PCT.  The part of the trail in Yosemite's North Boundary Country is 
definitely not 15% or less...  The same with the Golden Staircase on the 
JMT section of the PCT - and many more...

Jeff, just Jeff...

Steve Courtway wrote:
> Maximum grade on the PCT is 15% to accomodate horse travel.
> I'd swear the approach to Apache Peak on Mt. San Jacinto is alot steeper 
> then that though.

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