Advocate for the Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest Trail is a 2,650-mile hiking and equestrian trail closely aligned with the highest portion of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges, which lie 100 to 150 miles east of the U.S. Pacific coast.

Forest Service letter to BCHA November 2013 – Confirmation from Regional Forester for maintaining existing rules on allowable uses of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (i.e., PCT)

Forest Service letter to PCTRI November 2013 – Rationale from Regional Forester shared with the PCT “Reassessment Initiative” (PCTRI) that the PCT was neither designed nor constructed for bicycle use

BCHA letter to Forest Service  February 2013 – Offering support for the Regional Forester’s decision not to consider “termination” of the bicycle closure order for the PCT.

Forest Service letter to PCTRI February 2013 – Rationale from the Regional Forester to the PCTRI for not initiating a rulemaking process to evaluate the addition of bicycle use on the PCT

Forest Service PCT Closure Order: Bicycles 1988 – Forest Service Order from 1988 that restricts the use of bicycles along the PCT