Trail protection

PCTA’s Ian Nelson gets an award from the top

During a regular Monday morning meeting of his most senior staff members, U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell picked up a heavy plaque made of green and white granite inscribed with some very special words: “Ian Nelson” and “Wilderness Champion.”

Nelson is PCTA’s longest serving regional representative, covering Southern Oregon ... Read more

Pyramid Peak now belongs to you

Another piece of the PCT in the checkerboard lands south of Snoqualmie Pass is now permanently protected!

The U.S. Forest Service recently purchased the 480-acre Pyramid Peak property from the Plum Creek Timber Company. The Trust for Public Land was holding the parcel until the Forest Service could secure the ... Read more

Interview with Anitra Kass on

Our friends at just published a Q&A with PCTA Trail Rep and Advocate, Anitra Kass. It’s a great interview with our very own Southern California Regional Representative.

We’re especially in love with these classic Anitra answers:

What do you personally like to do outdoors?

Take a nap..

Anything unusual

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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

Press Release: Anza-Borrego Foundation and Pacific Crest Trail Association preserve open space

For Immediate Release:

Contact Liz Bergeron PCTA Executive Director 916-285-1850 or [email protected]   Contact Diana Lindsay ABF Vice President of Environmental Affairs 619-258-4911, ext. 104 or [email protected] Anza-Borrego Foundation and Pacific Crest Trail Association preserve open space

The Pacific Crest Trail Association and the Anza-Borrego Foundation are pleased to announce the ... Read more