Tradition holds on the Pacific Crest Trail that one thru-hiker collects the year’s photos and videos and edits them into a movie. Just released, the 2014 PCT class video is the work of Wesley Trimble. We previously featured Wesley here and here.
True to the trail, this year’s movie lifts ... Read more
The PCT is a photographer’s dream. Our annual photo contest proves it year after year. This year’s photos are amazing. I hope you enjoy the slide show.
Whether or not your photo was recognized, know this: we use photos submitted to the contest to promote the PCT and the PCTA’s ... Read more
By Dave Hobbs
I was thrilled to be accepted for a stint as a volunteer trail maintenance worker for a September project in the Goat Rocks Wilderness of the PCT two years ago. What a dream vacation! Admittedly, the drive from Seattle was a bit tedious, but isn’t that true ... Read more
A new U.S. Forest Service program designed to improve visitor experiences along the southernmost 100 miles of the PCT is underway.
As thru-hikers head out, two “Crest Runners” are patrolling the trail from the Mexican border to Warner Springs, providing information and encouraging positive trail experiences for hikers, horseback riders ... Read more
The thru-hikers have been on trail for about a month now. We’ve met a bunch of them, and interacted with even more on Instagram. Here are a bunch of Pacific Crest Trail hiker photos that were shared with us through the #PCTig hashtag. Follow us at @PCTAssociation.
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You made 2014 one of the best years ever for the trail.
On Saturday, April 11, PCT members, volunteers, partners and supporters gathered in Sacramento, Calif. for our annual meeting and open house. We recapped the year’s successes and challenges, socialized, shared trail news, and recognized your hard work and ... Read more
I wrote this article for our Communicator magazine last year. This season, as we hear reports of rescues, searches and injuries, I thought it’d be timely to share it again.
The person on the other end of the phone is lost. The person on the other end is angry. Worried ... Read more
As hippies flocked to San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood during the Summer of Love in 1967, the Vietnam War raged and protests spilled from college campuses into the streets.
The Murrays, a young family of five, lived in Lagunitas, Calif., just north of San Francisco in Marin County. This tiny idyllic ... Read more