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Trinity Divide deal protects 17 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail

by Megan Wargo, Director of Land Protection, Pacific Crest Trail Association In June, a significant step forward was achieved in the goal to permanently protect the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) with the $15 million acquisition of the 10,300-acre Trinity Divide project in Northern California.…

Pacific Crest NST: 2018 Highlights

Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) OUTREACH Launched PCTA’s Trail Town pilot program with the city of Mt. Shasta, CA, featuring a major public event July 21, 2018. Organized a joint event with Appalachian Trail Conservancy to celebrate the 50th anniversary of both trails’ establishment as…

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…