PCTA Blog

Rerouting life on the Pacific Crest Trail

By Johnny Wilke, ACE Corps Crew member

As I sit in ACE’s Ridgecrest, California housing on a September day where the air quality is “unhealthy” again, I stare through smog at China Lake Naval Weapons Station and reminisce about my first project on ACE’s PCT crew.

In June, I returned ... Read more

Thoughts on a cancelled thru-hike

By Jessica Bowman

Harlem

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over— like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy ... Read more