Volunteer

Welcome our 2019 PCT Southern Terminus hosts

PCT Southern Terminus hosts

The volunteer Southern Terminus hosts are back again this year!

The U.S. Forest Service and the Pacific Crest Trail Association started the program in 2017 with the goal of expanding the outreach of Leave No Trace ethics through an increased on-the-ground and in-person presence, promoting safe hiking practices and reducing ... Read more

The thing the trail teaches

Mick Mc Bride is the leader of the Southern Oregon Rockers.

By Mick Mc Bride

I’m often asked, “why trail maintenance?”

I used to answer with the standard response entailing how the Pacific Crest Trail needs constant upkeep to remove those big trees Mother Nature likes to throw across it during her winter temper tantrums, and to ward off damage done ... Read more

Dottie Geisler, Trail Gorilla, remembered

By Pete Fish

Dorothy “Dottie” Geisler, friend of the trail and longtime Trail Gorilla volunteer, passed away on Sept. 9. By my reckoning she was 89. My wife Joyce was a classmate of Dottie’s sister at Washington High School in Los Angeles and Dottie was two years ahead.

She was ... Read more