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2013 Northern California PCT fire restrictions

The U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service have released restrictions that essentially ban campfires, restrict smoking and certain types of stoves on much of the Pacific Crest Trail, even with a campfire permit. The restrictions are not PCT specific, they are in place broadly in the forests and parks ... Read more

Trail salad recipes

Contributed by Christine and Tim Conners, longtime PCTA supporters.

When on the trail in the heat of the day, it’s tough to beat a cool, flavor-packed salad, especially when it’s enjoyed against the gorgeous backdrop of the PCT! Trail salads are both refreshing and healthy. Even better, they don’t require ... Read more