Columbia Cascades Trail Skills College Registration

Thank you for your interest in the April 20-22, 2018, Columbia Cascades Trail Skills College in Cascade Locks, Oregon.

For questions regarding registration, please contact PCTA Volunteer Programs at [email protected] or (916) 285-1838.

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PCTA collects volunteer demographics to ensure our programs are reaching a diverse population. This information is confidential. It is only used for the purpose of demographic calculations, and nothing else.

If you're under 18 years old, please complete the Emergency Medical Release and Participant Waiver. Bring both forms with you to Trail Skills College, or send them to [email protected] or 1331 Garden Highway, Sacramento, CA 95833.


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Walk-in camp sites, as well as a limited number of RV sites, are available to participants free of charge. Note: The campground is subject to railroad noise throughout the night due to close proximity to a rail line. All participants staying at the campground should come prepared with earplugs.




Meals will be provided at no cost throughout the weekend, starting with dinner on Friday. Vegetarian options will be available. If you have other dietary needs, please plan to provide your own meals. Food storage space is limited, so please plan to store personal food items.

Class Preferences

Full day classes will be offered Friday, Saturday and Sunday (April 20-22). Classes begin by 9:00 am and end no later than 5:00 pm. Early departure from field classes is not allowed unless it is due to a medical emergency.

Please note:

  • Participants can register for one class per day.
  • Intro to Trail Maintenance is a two-day course. Participants in Saturday’s Intro Track 1/2 Day class are required to register for Intro Track Day 2 on Sunday.
  • Classes are non-transferable. Once you receive your registration confirmation you will not be able to transfer into another class.
  • Please review all course curriculum prior to registering for classes.
  • If the class is not listed on the registration form, the roster & waitlist are already full.

Saw training and certification will take place the weekend after Trail Skills College, April 27-29, at Wind River. More information.


What is your trail work experience?

Please note: This training is offered free of charge in an effort to inspire citizen stewardship of our trails. In exchange, we suggest in the coming year, participants volunteer at least 16 hours of work on trail projects.

Optional PCTA Membership

The memories last a lifetime and so should the trail. Your membership supports countless volunteers, programs, and protection projects. Please join.

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$35 Suggested membership. $25 Student/Senior membership. Membership benefits also include magazine subscriptions to the PCT Communicator and Backpacker, a sticker, a map brochure, invitations to join volunteer projects and discounts at the PCTA store. The Backpacker subscription is for US residents only. International members, please add $25 for shipping of the PCT Communicator.

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