New Trail Information Specialist

PCTA has hired Jack Haskel as the new Trail Information Specialist. In this role, Jack will act as the primary information source for trail users, the general public and PCTA’s members. He will be strengthening PCTA’s trail information program to position PCTA as the best source of information about the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. Jack hiked the PCT in 2006, the Colorado Trail (’08) and the Continental Divide Trail (’10). He has been an outdoor educator, most recently at a wilderness therapy company in Utah. He has traveled and hiked extensively and has years where he spent over 300 days on the trail. He holds a degree in Nature and Culture from UC Davis and has made maps of beautiful places. An obsessive backpacker, he also enjoys staying involved in his community, riding bikes and eating well.

Author: Jack "Found" Haskel

As the Trail Information Manager, Jack works to connect people to the PCT. He's involved with a wide variety of projects that help the trail, the trail's users and the community that surrounds the experience. He has thru-hiked (Pacific Crest Trail in 2006; Colorado Trail in 2008; Continental Divide Trail in 2010) and is an obsessed weekend warrior.