Author Archives: Ben Barry

About Ben Barry

Ben is PCTA's Southern Sierra Regional Representative, acting as the primary staff facilitator for the region. Formerly a seasonal employee of many places, including three other National Scenic Trails, he can now be found climbing high in the Sierra or untangling his fly line on the banks of the Kern River.

Tuolumne Meadows Campground closure impacts the PCT and JMT starting in 2022

A major project to rehabilitate the Tuolumne Meadows Campground is underway. This $20 million dollar project will rehabilitate the 329-site Tuolumne Meadows Campground, including walk-in, drive-in and fully accessible sites designed for RV, tent, backpacker, group, and equestrian use. This project implements a portion of the 2014 Tuolumne River Plan.... Read more