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PCTA’s 2021 Annual Award Winners

The Pacific Crest Trail Association’s annual awards recognize people and partners for their extraordinary dedication to the Pacific Crest Trail. Below is a summary of those recognized throughout 2021. Some award winners listed were selected in previous years but were unable to be recognized until this year. The PCT will ... Read more

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

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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