The Pacific Crest Trail attracts incredible people. Watch Wesley’s video and then read his story and see some photos of his hike at: How one hiker overcame cerebral palsy walking across the country on the PCT.
CP and the PCT from Wesley Trimble on Vimeo.
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Recently the U.S. Forest Service published and took public comments on forest plans that would include a management area for the PCT in three forests in the Sierra. The agency also provided a draft proposal of direction as to how it will consider and treat the federal land within the ... Read more
What better way is there to say “thank you” for a record-setting season than to have a party? Volunteers from PCTA’s Seattle-area chapter, the North 350 Blades, along with the Backcountry Horsemen of Washington and the Washington Trails Association, gathered at the Pyramid Brewery on Nov. 1 to celebrate their ... Read more
In the Spring of 2015, five My YAMA Adventure hikers will embark on the Pacific Crest Trail, attempting to hike its entirety. The hikers will receive the highest quality gear and mentorship assistance while fundraising to benefit PCTA with a group goal to raise $10,000 ($2,000 each).
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A new PCT movie, Only the Essential, comes out December 1st. We’ve seen it. It’s great. Watch the trailer here. Visit the film’s website for screening dates.... Read more
A highlight of PCTA’s first Trail Dirt Live in Stevenson, Wash., on Oct. 24 was the opportunity to honor local volunteers who were recipients of last year’s PCTA awards. Another virtual round of applause for the following PCT defenders:
Regional Maintainer of the Year, Columbia Cascades: Leif Hovin
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Our long-time friends and partners at Trailspace just published an interview our very own Tammy Turner. Read Coordinating Trail Crews and Keeping it Wild: Meet PCTA Volunteer and Thru-Hiker Tammy Turner.
We love Alicia’s introduction:
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We’re thrilled to launch a new Wild section of our website! Writer Cheryl Strayed’s story and the story of the Pacific Crest Trail, are inspiring new hikers, horseback riders and trail defenders. Wild is the biggest spotlight the trail has ever had.
Millions of moviegoers will get their first look ... Read more