"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn."
- John Muir -
When you first set foot on the Pacific Crest Trail, it is a strange feeling. Your standing on a dusty, rocky, 2 foot wide path. If you travel south, you can walk all the way to mexico, and north will take you into Canada. It's mind boggling.
In 1968 the National Trails System Act was passed by Congress. The legislation approved a series of trails throughout the US with the stated goal: "to promote the preservation of, public access to, travel within, and enjoyment and appreciation of the open-air, outdoor areas and historic resources of the Nation."
The Pacific Crest Trail is supported by the Pacific Crest Trail Association and it's generous members. They take on the monumental tasks of fundraising, volunteer coordination, maintenance and construcction, and mediator between the various federal and state land agencies which the PCT passes through.
Our crew is ready to get our hands dirty to help protect this national treasure that means so much to the people who enjoy it's use, and the communities surrounding it.
"Halfmile's" Google Earth Track