Volunteer

Lauren Williams, a PCTA volunteer with attitude

By Cristina Risa

“The only difference between an adventure and an ordeal is your attitude.”

— Lauren Williams

PCTA’s Mid-Oregon Volunteers’ Outreach Coordinator Lauren Williams has always loved this sentiment. After speaking with her for this story, I pondered her comment in relation to three aspects of the Pacific Crest ... Read more

“Best (volunteer) vacation ever!”  

By Michelle “Corporate” Nacouzi

This September, my boyfriend Andrew and I flew from New York City to Seattle to join a group of PCTA volunteers for a week of backcountry trail maintenance work in the Goat Rocks Wilderness. It was absolutely incredible! Andrew has a background building mountain bike trails ... Read more