Our work

Canada PCT Entry Permit program has restarted

We’re thrilled to announce that the Canada PCT Entry Permit program has restarted! After being paused since 2020, Canada Border Services Agency, PCTA, and the U.S. Forest Service worked together to restart it. We thank everyone involved for restarting this special program and facilitating it on an ongoing basis—crossing into ... Read more

Exploring the PCT from Home on PCTA’s Updated Interactive Map

We’re happy to share that we’ve updated our interactive map, making it even more user-friendly and informative. Performance is improved, loading quicker and rendering better on mobile devices. We’ve also added more layers and they are better organized. Remember, the map is always found at the simple address pcta.org/maps. 

The ... Read more

Heavy snow year could present challenges for PCT maintenance

PCTA volunteers work together to move a rock in the snow

This winter’s extreme snowfall in California has everyone talking. While thru-hikers wonder about the closures in Southern California and traveling through the Sierra in high snow, and residents of trail towns scramble to shovel out, PCTA reckons with the impact of a historic winter on the upcoming season of trail ... Read more