A new guide by “Erik the Black”, author of John Muir Trail Atlas and Colorado Trail Atlas

Pacific Crest Trail

Pocket Atlas

Pacific Crest Trail Pocket Atlas

Essential Maps And Information To Help
You Hike The Pacific Crest Trail…

In An Ultralight Pocket Sized Guidebook!

Looking for maps and information to help you plan your Pacific Crest Trail adventure… but don’t want to carry a big heavy guidebook or a bunch of unwieldy maps?

Pacific Crest Trail Pocket Atlas provides detailed topographic maps, data book, elevation profiles, gps waypoints, campsites, water sources, resupply guide and other essential information to help you successfully hike the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail… in a compact, easy-to-use booklet.

With A Pacific Crest Trail Pocket Atlas You Can:

  • Pack a complete set of maps and trail data in an easy-to-use booklet. Pacific Crest Trail Atlas fits in your pocket and weighs less than 3 ounces!
  • Navigate the trail and identify important trail features (water sources, campsites, trail junctions, etc.) Fully-annotated topographic maps show where to find everything you need.
  • Prepare for steep climbs and descents. Elevation profiles show all of the elevation changes along the Pacific Crest Trail route in an easy-to-read visual format.
  • Track how many miles you’ve traveled. Data tables list important on-trail waypoints with cumulative mileage, distance between points and additional information.
  • Plan for town stops, zero days and maildrops. The included resupply guide shows all of the towns near the Pacific Crest Trail where you can stop to rest and resupply.
  • Find your way around trail towns. Annotated town maps help you find food, lodging, post offices, gear shops and other places of interest in towns near the trail.
  • Navigate using a GPS. Pacific Crest Trail Atlas includes downloadable companion waypoints in GPX format. Upload them to your GPS receiver to make navigation even easier.

Sample Pages

Click the images below to see sample pages from the Pacific Crest Trail Pocket Atlas:

Get The First Chapter Free!

Download the first 110 miles from the Mexican Border to Warner Springs (in PDF Format) here:

Pacific Crest Trail Pocket Atlas Features

Pacific Crest Trail Pocket Atlas puts all of the essential information you need in one place:

Pacific Crest Trail Maps

Pacific Crest Trail Topographic Maps

Full-color topographic maps show the route of the Pacific Crest Trail and the surrounding area.

Map annotations show where to find campsites, water sources, side trails, picnic areas, trailheads and other features.

Pacific Crest Trail Data Book

Pacific Crest Trail Data Book & Elevation Profiles

Data tables list key waypoints with cumulative mileage, distance between points and additional information.

Elevation profiles show all of the elevation changes along the route of the Pacific Crest Trail.

Pacific Crest Trail Resupply Guide

Pacific Crest Trail Resupply Guide

Resupply guide lists all of the major towns and outposts near the Pacific Crest Trail where you can go to rest and resupply.

Public transportation information lists buses and other public transportation options near the trail.

Pacific Crest Trail Town Maps

Pacific Crest Trail Town Maps

Town maps show the layout of towns near the trail and where to find food, lodging, post offices and other places of interest.

Shipping information and post office hours help with sending and picking up resupply packages and mail-drops.

Pacific Crest Trail GPS Waypoints

Pacific Crest Trail GPS Waypoints (Digital Download)

Pacific Crest Trail GPS Waypoints mark the locations of important on-trail waypoints shown in the atlas.

*Internet access and a GPS receiver capable of reading GPX files are required to download and use the GPS Waypoints.

The Entire 2,650 Mile Pacific Crest Trail In Eight Pocket-Sized Booklets

Each volume measures 5 x 8 inches and weighs less than 3 ounces.

Pacific Crest Trail Atlas #1: Southern California

Volume #1: Southern California

Mexico Border to Cajon Canyon

Maps and essential information for Sections A, B and C (342 miles) of the Pacific Crest Trail from the California/Mexico Border to Interstate 15 in Cajon Canyon.

Available Now!

Pacific Crest Trail Atlas #2: Transverse Ranges

Volume #2: Transverse Ranges

Cajon Canyon to Walker Pass

Maps and essential information for Sections D,E and F (310 miles) of the Pacific Crest Trail from Cajon Canyon to Highway 178 at Walker Pass.

Available Now!

Pacific Crest Trail Atlas #3: High Sierra

Volume #3: High Sierra

Walker Pass to Tuolumne Meadows

Maps and essential information for Sections G and H (291 miles) of the Pacific Crest Trail from Walker Pass to Highway 120 in Tuolumne Meadows.

Available Now!

Pacific Crest Trail Atlas #4: Northern Sierra

Volume #4: Northern Sierra

Tuolumne Meadows to Belden

Maps and essential information for Sections I, J,K,L and M (347 miles) of the Pacific Crest Trail from Tuolumne Meadows to Highway 70 near Belden.

Coming Fall 2014

Pacific Crest Trail Atlas #5: Shasta Cascade

Volume #5: Shasta Cascade

Belden to Seiad Valley

Maps and essential information for Sections N,O,P and Q (373 miles) of the Pacific Crest Trail from Belden to Highway 96 near Seiad Valley.

Coming Winter 2014-2015

Pacific Crest Trail Atlas #6: Southern Cascades

Volume #6: Southern Cascades

Seiad Valley to McKenzie Pass

Maps and essential information for Sections A,B,C,D and E (327 miles) of the Pacific Crest Trail from Seiad Valley to Hwy 242 at McKenzie Pass.

Currently In Development.

Pacific Crest Trail Atlas #7: Central Cascades

Volume #7: Central Cascades

McKenzie Pass to White Pass

Maps and essential information for Sections F,G and H (314 miles) of the Pacific Crest Trail from McKenzie Pass to Highway 12 near White Pass.

Currently In Development.

Pacific Crest Trail Atlas #8: North Cascades

Volume #8: North Cascades

White Pass to Canada Border

Maps and essential information for Sections I,J,K and L (352 miles) of the Pacific Crest Trail from White Pass to the Washington/Canada border.

Currently In Development.

Bonus Items

To make planning your Pacific Crest Trail adventure even easier, you will receive these bonus items when you order the Pacific Crest Trail Package Deal:

Pacific Crest Trail Wall Map

Pacific Crest Trail Wall Map

Pacific Crest Trail Map shows the entire 2,650 mile route of the Pacific Crest Trail and the surrounding area.

Measures 18 x 24 inches. Shipped rolled up in a sturdy shipping tube (never folded).

Pacific Crest Trail Packing Lists

Backpacking Gear Lists (Digital Download)

Sample packing lists for ultralight, lightweight and traditional backpackers. Suitable for backpacking trips of all lengths (weekend hikes, section hikes and thru-hikes) on the Pacific Crest Trail.

PDF Format – Read online or print from home.

Power Backpacking Foods

Power Backpacking Foods (Digital Download)

Eat for maximum performance. These lightweight, high-calorie trail foods provide a good source of energy and nutrition for long-distance hiking and backpacking.

PDF Format – Read online or print from home.

Pacific Crest Trail Map and Guidebook Comparison

Pacific Crest Trail Map and Guide Book Comparison

Customer Reviews

Pacific Crest Trail Atlas has been used by thousands of hikers since the first edition was published in 2008. Here are a few notes we’ve received from happy customers:

“I’m impressed by the clarity, detail and spot-on relevance of the Pacific Crest Trail Atlas. The true value has been in having concise, condensed, vital data all displayed on a single page.”

- M.J. “The Nimblewill Nomad” Eberhart (Triple Crown Thru-hiker)

“I have hiked over 16,000 miles in the past 17 years. The Pacific Crest Trail Atlas is the best maps and guide book I’ve ever had.”

- Allen “Tortoise” Shoup
(Pacific Crest Trail Thru-hiker)

“This is exactly the information a long distance hiker needs. No fluff, easy to find the quick answers you want.”

- Bill “Pink Gumby” Batchelor
(Pacific Crest Trail Section Hiker)

“If you are going to buy just one guide for the Pacific Crest Trail it has to be the Pacific Crest Trail Atlas.”

- Jim “I-Beam” Banks
(Pacific Crest Trail Section Hiker)

“This is such a huge upgrade. I am a map fanatic and I can’t stop looking at my Pacific Crest Trail Atlas.”

- Marion Davison
(Pacific Crest Trail Section Hiker)

“I recently completed 300 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail in Oregon and the PCT Atlas was my guidebook of choice. The color maps are great!”

- Linda “One Step” Rostad
(Pacific Crest Trail Section Hiker)

“A great value for an essential piece of equipment that I used several times a day on my thru-hike.”

- Katalina “Sologirl” Jimenez
(Pacific Crest Trail Thru-hiker)

“Love, Love, Love It! The Pacific Crest Trail Atlas is the only book I needed to hike the Pacific Crest Trail.”

- Laura “Topper” Newman
(Pacific Crest Trail Section Hiker)

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