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Traveling through time on the Pacific Crest Trail

by Liz Bergeron, Executive Director and CEO of the Pacific Crest Trail Association (adapted from PCT Communicator) As we turn the corner into 2018, we’ve arrived at an important milestone for the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) and other national scenic, historic, and recreation trails across the…

The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America’s Wilderness Trail

 “The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America’s Wilderness Trail” (2016, Rizzoli with Pacific Crest Trail Association) This official book celebrates the history, beauty, and importance of the West Coast’s most iconic hiking trail. Designated as one of the first two national scenic trails in 1968, the…

Pacific Crest NST 2017 Highlights

Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) OUTREACH Southern Terminus Host Program — PCTA partnered with Cleveland National Forest to start this 10-week volunteer position, which compiles data and educates trail users about trail conditions, water, travel tips, and Leave No Trace practices. PROTECTION Land — PCTA…

Wildfire Reports from the Pacific Crest Trail Association

By Mark Larabee, Associate Director of Communications and Marketing for the Pacific Crest Trail Association Adapted from the December 2017 issue of the PCT Communicator magazine Wildfire shaped the 2017 season for hikers and horseback riders on the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT). Federal…