Pacific Crest Trail Association members and supporters are givers. You give your time, your money, your ideas and your sweat to take care of this trail, which touches thousands of lives in ways we can only imagine.
We typically measure the year in numbers. In 2013, our volunteers gave 85,450 ... Read more
The Camas Prairie Fire is burning on the PCT from about mile 2064 to mile 2067. The fire is on the Warm Springs Reservation, between Ollalie Lake and Timothy Lake. It has already burned across the trail. An official closure order is coming. For all intents and purposes, the PCT ... Read more
Gregg Hein broke his leg descending Mt. Goddard on July 5th. The peak dominates the region around Muir Pass in Kings Canyon National Park. The experienced outdoorsman found himself alone, off-trail and in a very difficult situation with a compound fracture. He was rescued after six days. The lessons that ... Read more
UPDATE 7/17/14: Please visit our trail closures page for updated information. The PCT is now closed on Mt. Jefferson Wilderness.
UPDATE 5:38pm 7/16/14: We anticipate an official closure of the PCT in Mt. Jefferson Wilderness tomorrow. Please stay out of the area.
The Bingham Complex of fires is burning to ... Read more
The PCT is closed through the Kiavah Wilderness. The Nicolls Fire is burning southeast of Onyx, CA. See our trail closures page for more information.... Read more
Often, we’re too busy to write nicely written articles about what we do. Thankfully, our crew leaders like Bill Carter provide notes. Bill and his fellow 28 volunteers just completed an immense amount of work in the Sierra Nevada. We decided to post this internal snapshot. Way to go crew! ... Read more
The first trailer for Reese Witherspoon’s movie Wild just came out! Cheryl Strayed’s book on the big screen comes out December 5th! Check out our page about Wild the book and the movie.
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Check out the first official poster for WILD, starring Reese Witherspoon. In theaters December 5!
Check out the first poster from the movie Wild starring Reese Witherspoon!... Read more