Volunteer

In Memory: Dan Quayle

Long time PCTA volunteer James Daniel Quayle died Sept. 2, 2013, of pancreatic cancer. He was 69. He devoted hundreds of hours working on the PCT in Southern California with the Trail Gorillas.

“Dan was well loved by fellow volunteers,” said Jennifer Tripp, PCTA trail operations manager. “He was a ... Read more

How the federal government shutdown impacts the PCT

The federal government is open again. See here. 

Unfortunately, the shutdown’s effect on the PCT remains unclear. At PCTA, we share your disappointment over the situation.

In general, all buildings and gates that can be locked on public land – including bathrooms – are closed. However, critical safety personnel, such ... Read more

R.I.P Shane Krogen, Executive Director of the High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew

We mourn the loss of our friend Shane Krogen, Executive Director of the High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew. Shane  lost his life in a tragic helicopter accident on Thursday, September 12th.

The PCTA valued Shane as an outstanding trail maintenance partner for many years. Thanks to his tireless passion and ... Read more