Our work

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).

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Volunteers tackled uncertainty in the time of Covid-19

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2021 issue of our Communicator magazine.

The COVID-19 pandemic challenged most of us in various ways. For some, working from home became the new normal. We wore masks to curb the spread and ordered take-out instead of dining at restaurants. But others lost ... Read more

Listening and Believing in our Outdoor Experiences

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

ACE’s First PCT Project of the season is a success

Each year, the PCTA partners with the American Conservation Experience (ACE), a non-profit organization dedicated to providing rewarding environmental service opportunities for youth, to help maintain the Pacific Crest Trail. ACE recruits and supports crews of 18- to 25-year-olds as they travel throughout California, and sometimes Oregon, tackling significant maintenance ... Read more