Author Archives: Mark Larabee

About Mark Larabee

Mark Larabee is the PCTA's Associate Director of Communications and Marketing. He is editor of the "PCT Communicator" magazine and manages the association's 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.

Landers Meadow in the news

Help save Landers Meadow, a special place along the Pacific Crest Trail.

Your efforts to protect the Pacific Crest Trail are being noticed.

On Wednesday, Ezra Romero of Valley Public Radio, the National Public Radio station for Central California, interviewed PCTA Executive Director and CEO Liz Bergeron about the Pacific Crest Trail Association’s recently completed campaign to save Landers Meadow.

Through more ... Read more

A great time at Trail Dirt Live in Portland

Liz Bergeron, left, and Regional Representative Dana Hendricks, right, congratulate Ed Wilson on being named Trail Maintainer of the Year for the Columbia Cascades region. Photo by Frank Gorshe.

The PCTA recognized two of its outstanding trail maintainers during the July 22 Trail Dirt Live event at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel. About 85 people attended to hear about the work you are doing to maintain and protect the trail.

The Regional Maintainer of the Year award went ... Read more