Author Archives: Mila Benson

About Mila Benson

Mila Benson is the PCTA's Volunteer Programs Outreach Associate. She's enthusiastic about stories that engage and inspire others to volunteer and view the trail through a new lens. Originally from North Idaho, Mila is passionate about all things outdoors and spends her free time exploring California.

PCTA’s Annual Award Winners

The Pacific Crest Trail Association’s annual awards recognize people and partners for their extraordinary dedication to the Pacific Crest Trail.

Below is a summary of those recognized throughout 2020. Some award winners listed were selected in previous years but were unable to be recognized until this year. The PCT will ... Read more

Building Bridges: more than just connecting trails

The work that volunteers put into the Pacific Crest Trail each season is astounding. They dedicate time and energy to clearing brush, creating new tread, sawing logs and, occasionally, building bridges. Although bridges are not a common PCT volunteer project, this year we have had a few dedicated groups with ... Read more