Support the PCT while doing your taxes

Tax season is here! If you plan on using H&R Block to prepare your taxes, you can help PCTA receive a $20 contribution.

H&R Block will donate $20 to PCTA each time a new client has their taxes prepared at a local H&R Block office and presents this referral form.... Read more

Jared Leto’s call to action for the Pacific Crest Trail

Jared Leto supports the Pacific Crest Trail.

Academy Award-winning actor, musician and director Jared Leto, much lauded for his work championing causes to protect wildlife and the environment, is also a staunch Pacific Crest Trail Association supporter.

Today he launched a $5,000 fundraising campaign benefitting the Pacific Crest Trail on the popular crowd funding site, Razoo.

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Help us reach our $15,000 online goal this #GivingTuesday

Rae Lakes, Kings Canyon National Park, California. Photo by Brandon Sharpe

There’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday and #GivingTuesday.

Wait, what is #GivingTuesday?

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving that kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and year-end giving.

This year #GivingTuesday will be celebrated on Tuesday, Nov. 29, and ... Read more

Give monthly and go green

The Rae Lakes area. Photo by Carter Chaffey.

Some of our most popular ways to give to PCTA is through the Crest Circle monthly giving program.

PCT thru-hiker Al Wallace recently shared with us his reasons for joining. “I’m giving monthly starting this year. I had such a wonderful experience on my six month thru-hike of the PCT, ... Read more

URGENT: IRA rollover reinstated permanently

A lupine filled campsite in William O Douglas Wilderness. Photo by Eric Valentine.

New legislation was just passed that allows anyone 70 ½ or older with an IRA to distribute up to $100,000 directly to a qualified charity, such as the Pacific Crest Trail Association, without paying federal income taxes. Action needs to be taken quickly as PCTA, or any nominated charity, has ... Read more

Photo by: Nathaniel Middleton