“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

In photos: PCTA’s North Cascades Trail Skills College

Photos by Aaron Peabody, Karen Wang, Linda Rostad, and Patrick Bangle. Words by Mila Benson, PCTA Volunteer Outreach Intern.

All along the trail, the Pacific Crest Trail Association hosts Trail Skills College (TSC) events. These are premier trail maintenance classes that are free and open to the public. In designing ... Read more