Trail maintenance

Reflections of a seasonal trail worker

Training volunteers on proper rock bar technique. Photo by Mike Lewis.

By Ben Barry

Roughly two years ago, I signed up with the PCTA for a four-month term as a Technical Advisor. My job was to coordinate and oversee trail maintenance and reconstruction along the Pacific Crest Trail. I worked with youth and volunteer trail crews, supported corps crews and taught ... Read more

Photo by: Nathaniel Middleton