Pacific Crest Trail Association

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Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA)

Address:5325 Elkhorn Blvd
PMB 256
Sacramento, CA 95842

Established: 1977. Description:Protects, promotes, and maintains the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (see separate listing in national trails section), a 2,650-mile trail from Mexico to Canada. Educates the public and provides information about travel on the trail. Publishes guidebooks and conducts volunteer vacation programs. Members: 6,000. Dues: $25/year.
Publications: Pacific Crest Trail Communicator (bimonthly); free to members.

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Bob Ballou, executive director of the Pacific Crest Trail Association, sought McKeon's help in getting federal funds to begin increasing safety along the 31-year-old trail, a 2,650-mile trek over the Pacific Coast between United States borders at Mexico and Canada.
I hope this can be wrapped up in a couple of years,'' said Bob Ballou, executive director of the Pacific Crest Trail Association.
The funds are being sought at the request of the Pacific Crest Trail Association, a 2,600-member organization that provides volunteer efforts to improve the trail and provides trail information for hikers.
Vasquez Rocks County Park: The day will feature maintenance along the Pacific Crest Trail through the Agua Dulce parkland and a celebration marking the renewal of official Pacific Crest Trail Association partnerships with the Bureau of Land Management, U.
Last year he had to bail out around Halloween near Kennedy Meadows (at the southern end of the Sierra Nevada mountain range) because of snow,'' said Joe Sobinovsky, who monitors trail conditions and hiker activity for the Sacramento-based nonprofit Pacific Crest Trail Association.
To volunteer as a PCT host or trail monitor, contact the Pacific Crest Trail Association at (888) 728-7245.
Volunteers needed: The Pacific Crest Trail Association is looking for volunteers to help with maintenance projects in the coming weeks in Cleveland National Forest and at other Southland sites along the transcontinental trail.
Trail works: The Pacific Crest Trail Association is organizing several projects in Southern California to maintain regional footpaths.
Work vacation: It might be a contradiction in terms, but the Pacific Crest Trail Association is hoping for a few volunteers who can take a week or so from June 21 to 30 to rebuild a San Bernardino National Forest section of the Mexico-to-Canada trail.
Memorial fund: The Pacific Crest Trail Association has established a fund in memory of Alice Krueper, a San Bernardino trekker who devoted the latter part of her life organizing trail work parties along the Southern California section of the PCT.

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