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Trail champions: meet the PCTA’s award winners

The Pacific Crest Trail Association’s annual awards recognize supporters for their extraordinary achievements. Each January, we ask our partners, members and volunteers to nominate people in the community for their contributions in the previous calendar year. Below is a summary of the outstanding people we recognized in 2017 for their ... Read more

Young, female and eager to cut

By Mary Anne Chute Lynch

Ever hear a metallic, light pinging, “sssccchhh-wing-ing” sound? Crosscut sawyers know what it means.

“Sawyers love nothing more than to cut up some logs and remove them from the trail,” sawyer Maggie Ballew said.

Joan Napolitano helped remove 100 logs last year from 11 miles ... Read more

Photo by: Henrik Frederiksen