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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About the Pacific Crest Trail Association The PCTA was first chartered as the Pacific Crest Trail Conference in 1977.
About 350 people applied for permits to hike the entire trail this summer, according to the Pacific Crest Trail Association, which oversees and maintains the pathways.
It seems like to get anything through Washington takes years if you're lucky and decades if you're not,'' McKeon told representatives from the Forest Service, Los Angeles County Parks Department, Agua Dulce Town Council and Pacific Crest Trail Association.
The Forest Service will work with the Pacific Crest Trail Association, a 2,600-member volunteer organization, to identify the optimum new route and begin acquiring land.
Interior and Agriculture departments to work with the Pacific Crest Trail Association to identify, assess and list by priority improvements for the trail.
The day will be full of other events in Agua Dulce, as organized by the Pacific Crest Trail Association and several Agua Dulce community groups.
The Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) considers the three-mile Agua Dulce segment among the most dangerous of those ``road-walks.
It's all about awareness of the fragility of trails - the fact that they don't maintain themselves and are encroachable,'' said Bob Ballou, executive director of the Pacific Crest Trail Association.
Information: Pacific Crest Trail Association (888) 728-7245.
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.

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