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

You can support PCTA with a Business Membership

Sharing the trail by Ginny Allemann.

Are you a business owner? Local businesses embody the character of our communities and from Mexico to Canada. Local businesses help tie the Pacific Crest Trail together.

Our extraordinary trail matters to many people and to many companies. Since the trail matters to your business, we’ve created a philanthropic program ... Read more

Fundraisers we love: the mYAMAdventure thru-hikers

Bill and Jennifer Anders

Fundraiser: mYAMAdventure hikers

Amount Raised to Date: $14,223

Fundraising page:

In 2014, YAMA Mountain Gear founder Gen Shimizu had an idea. He’d sponsor five hikers during their Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike, supply them with gear and raise money for the Pacific Crest Trail Association. He called it mYAMAdventure.

Gen ... Read more