A great time at Trail Dirt Live in Portland

Liz Bergeron, left, and Regional Representative Dana Hendricks, right, congratulate Ed Wilson on being named Trail Maintainer of the Year for the Columbia Cascades region. Photo by Frank Gorshe.

The PCTA recognized two of its outstanding trail maintainers during the July 22 Trail Dirt Live event at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel. About 85 people attended to hear about the work you are doing to maintain and protect the trail.

The Regional Maintainer of the Year award went ... Read more

The millennials who live and work on the Pacific Crest Trail: AmeriCorps NCCC

We built the Pacific Crest Trail.

By Sophia Efremov

Several months ago, I wrote about my experience on the Pacific Crest Trail as an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) volunteer. I wrote during the beginning weeks of my immersion in trail life. I am currently on the tail end of my three-month journey from “squeaky-clean-hopeless-city-girl” ... Read more

Photo by: Martin Kuhlmann