We are taking our news and information newsletter on the trail with us and we want you to come along.
Three times a year, PCTA will host a Friday evening event in different communities along the trail. It’s an opportunity to bring together local volunteers, members, and partners with PCTA ... Read more
We’d like to thank REI for their long-time financial and community support for our work protecting the Pacific Crest Trail. Their backing of our Trail Skills College program, PCTA’s outstanding and free volunteer training events, has been especially impactful.
Check out this cool GeoStory of the Pacific Crest Trail and ... Read more
PACIFIC CREST TRAIL ASSOCIATION
MT. HOOD CHAPTER
A CELEBRATION OF VOLUNTEERS POTLUCK BARBECUE
When: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Where: The Hoyt Arboretum, Stevens Pavilion in Portland, Oregon
Come let the Caretakers & Crew Leaders feed you! Meet new folks & catch up with trail crew friends.
We supply: hot dogs/bratwurst, ... Read more
By Angela Ballard, co-author of A Blistered Kind of Love, writer for the Forest Service PCT map series, former PCT Communicator editor, licensed emergency medical technician, and registered nurse.
I walked the entire Pacific Crest Trail last Saturday. By my side were trail enthusiasts as well as folks young and ... Read more
Two months ago, we handed over the keys to our Instagram account to a volunteer. Best idea ever.
It turns out that there’s a really cool Pacific Crest Trail community that is posting photos, talking and sharing good times on the channel. It’s a ton of fun and a great ... Read more
The National Park Service is investigating reports of unwanted sexual advances/contact involving PCT hikers. They would like to communicate with anyone who has personal experience of this in 2014 or has knowledge of these types of situations on or around the Pacific Crest Trail and the National Parks, National Forests, ... Read more
It’s widely known that today is the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which President Lyndon Johnson signed on Sept. 3, 1964. Wilderness lovers and champions across the country are celebrating the immensity of the law that has set aside more than 100 million acres.
The Pacific Crest Trail ... Read more