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Two sister trails, one celebration: 50th anniversary celebrated with joint live webcast

On Oct. 2, the Pacific Crest Trail Association joined the Appalachian Trail Conservancy to celebrate both trails’ 50th anniversary with an extraordinary four-hour live webcast broadcast from the Girl Scouts Heart of Central California Regional Program Center in Sacramento and ATC headquarters in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

The event was ... Read more

“WILD” author Cheryl Strayed to speak about the urgent need for conservation efforts during Oct. 2 live broadcast

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) and the Pacific Crest Trail Association announced today that author Cheryl Strayed, writer of the bestselling memoir “Wild,” will headline the upcoming celebration of the 50th anniversary of both trails being designated as National Scenic Trails.

Strayed will speak on the importance of protected wild ... Read more

SKOUT’s commitment to the PCT is personal

By Seth Levy, PCTA Corporate Partnership Consultant

You can take Jason Pastega out of the outdoors, but, as the saying goes, you cannot take the outdoors out of Jason.

Born in Corvallis, Oregon, and raised in Tillamook, Jason’s connection to the outdoors began with a childhood spent hiking the Coast ... Read more