Sequoia National Forest and BLM announce fire restrictions for 2013

The Sequoia National Forest and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bakersfield Field Office announced fire restrictions effective May 1, prohibiting campfires along the Pacific Crest Trail from about 50 miles south of Walker Pass to about 15 miles north of Kennedy Meadows.

Campfires are always banned along the Southern ... Read more

Mountain bikes and the PCT

To our members and supporters:

We are receiving many inquiries from you about information being posted online about mountain bikes and the PCT. We want to assure you that we are well aware of this growing campaign to open the PCT to bicycles. We are monitoring the decision-making process and ... Read more

BLM Issues Fire Restrictions

This week the BLM issues fire restrictions for parts of Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego counties banning campfires, except in developed campgrounds. Back country campfires are always illegal in Cleveland National Forest, San Bernardino National Forest, San Jacinto State Park Wilderness, and Angeles National Forest. This means ... Read more

A Warning To Southbound PCT Hikers

I received a letter yesterday from the Forest Service asking me to consider including the following notice on my PCT maps:

“Notice to Hikers and Equestrians traveling southbound from Manning Provincial Park Canada: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) determined that there is no legal southbound entry into the United ... Read more