Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail

(Pacific Crest Trail Association)
Address:5325 Elkhorn Blvd
PMB 256
Sacramento, CA 95842

Phone:916-349-2109 - Phone
Fax:916-349-1268 - Fax
Phone:888-728-7245 - Toll Free
Web: www.pcta.org

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Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail

(Trail Administrator - USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region)
Address:1323 Club Dr
Vallejo, CA 94592

Phone:707-562-8837 - Phone
Fax:707-562-9055 - Fax
Web: www.fs.fed.us/pct
Established: October 2, 1968. Description:Lying along the spectacular shoulders of the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges from Canada to Mexico, the Pacific Crest is the West Coast counterpart of the Appalachian Trail. Inspired in the 1930s by the idea of a long-distance mountain trail, citizen activists worked with the Forest Service to establish the trail. It passes through 25 national forests and 7 national parks.
Legth: 2,638 miles.

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There are very few things I've done just twice in my life, 40 years apart, and one is to backpack on the Pacific Crest Trail across the California/Oregon border.
Timberline Adventures' Pacific Crest Trail Bike Tour will take riders to some of the most iconic places in the west: Puget Sound, Mt.
The adventures began after my 14-year-old daughter and I started out on a 200-mile backpack along the Pacific Crest Trail this month.
color) From left, Scott Williams, Matt Walker and Paul Rose will hike the Pacific Crest Trail to raise money for Homes For Our Troops.
He shares an entertaining and enlightening account of a lengthy backpacking journey he and his girlfriend--both relatively inexperienced hikers--made along a southern portion of the Pacific Crest Trail.
When Barclay Henry decided to hike the entire Pacific Crest Trail, which spans 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada, he had to figure out ways to lighten his load.
By the way, the above observations are related to 40 years field experience and walking through many national parks and wilderness areas along the Pacific Crest Trail between Mexico and Canada.
Along the Pacific Crest Trail, this backpacking adventure covers moderate elevations in scenic forest explored by few people.
In contrast to mountain climbing, hiking the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail requires a certain type of mental stamina and an ability to shift into the slow, easy pace of walking.
Johnson and dealt with eight national scenic trails, including the Appalachian Trail in the East that runs from Maine to Georgia, and the Pacific Crest Trail in the West, which meanders through California, Oregon, and Washington.
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Take Harry Firth, who is walking 2,600 miles along the Pacific Crest Trail from Canada to Mexico to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK - and also found time to propose (successfully) to his girlfriend.

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