PCTA Blog

BearVault: Saving Wildlife From Our Food

As more people venture into the outdoors, properly protecting our food and other scented items is becoming more important than ever. It’s a popular belief when camping in the backcountry that we protect our food from wildlife for our own benefit—but in this video, BearVault owner Tracy Twist explains ... Read more

Introducing The Unity Blaze

Black Folks Camp Too is an organization whose mission is to promote unity in the outdoors while getting more of the Black community out enjoying nature. Created by founder Earl B. Hunter, Jr. and Steven Reinhold, the Unity Blaze is a symbol of respect and acceptance that means “Treat ... Read more

Building relationships with Earth—and one another

The PCTA is sponsoring Crystal’s Footprints for Change Hike for Justice this summer on the Pacific Crest Trail portion of the Great Western Loop. Crystal is sharing her experience to encourage members of the PCT community to become more aware and more mindful of ourselves. We hope that you respect ... Read more

PCTA moves to new offices in Sacramento

It’s been a busy past few weeks of packing—and today the PCTA is moving its Sacramento, California headquarters. The move, required by an expiring lease, is to a nearby Sacramento office building (so if you plan to visit or meet with us in person the directions are almost identical).

Our ... Read more

Through Hiking

The PCTA is sponsoring Crystal’s Footprints for Change Hike for Justice this summer on the Pacific Crest Trail portion of the Great Western Loop. Crystal is sharing her experience to encourage members of the PCT community to become more aware and more mindful of ourselves. We hope that you respect ... Read more