Author Archives: Mark Larabee

About Mark Larabee

Mark Larabee is the PCTA's Associate Director of Communications, Advocacy and Government Relations. He is editor of the "PCT Communicator" magazine and manages the association's Congressional advocacy efforts. He is co-author of "The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America's Wilderness Trail" published in 2016. Larabee is a journalist, part of a team who won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for The Oregonian newspaper. He hiked the PCT across Oregon for a 2005 series for the paper and has been with PCTA since 2010. He lives in Portland.

Wanted: Your best PCT photos

Let me cut to the chase. Your photographs help the Pacific Crest Trail Association protect the Pacific Crest Trail, the surrounding landscapes and the hiking and equestrian experience. They are donations to the cause.

It’s no secret that 2020 was a challenging year for the trail and for our community. ... Read more