We are a hiking and backpacking group focused on the Pacific Crest Trail.  We're fast becoming a very active Meetup focused on light and safe travel in the wilderness. We have interesting meetings and plans for brief, overnight hikes as well as for more ambitious treks. We'll learn new skills, hone current ones and develop a network of people you'd trust with your life in the backcountry. We are very open to new trip ideas, lightweight, and ultralightweight backpacking techniques, and the equipment available at home and in the marketplace. We welcome newcomers as well as experienced "outdoorspeople" of all ages, as long as you're reasonably self-sufficient.  We require that any members attending overnight hikes must be currently certified in CPR and at least basic first aid.  We will go to the mountains, the deserts, in all kinds of conditions, so bring your common sense and a good attitude! We are looking forward to meeting you!

We're 641 PCT'ers

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 7:00 PM

    PCT Hiking and Backpacking Monthly Meeting

    4 PCT'ers attending
  • Saturday, April 11, 2015 7:00 AM

    PCT Section D: Hwy 2 (Cloudburst Summit) to Inspiration Point (Hwy 2)!

    2 PCT'ers attending
  • Sunday, April 19, 2015 7:00 AM

    Grand Canyon: New Hance TH to Hermit's Rest TH

    3 PCT'ers attending
  • Saturday, April 25, 2015 8:00 AM

    ADZPCTKO! April 25, 2015

    9 PCT'ers attending
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:00 PM

    PCT Hiking and Backpacking Monthly Meeting

    2 PCT'ers attending
  • Friday, May 22, 2015 5:00 AM

    PCT Section C: Onyx Summit to Whitewater Canyon!

    4 PCT'ers attending
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015 7:00 PM

    PCT Hiking and Backpacking Monthly Meeting

    2 PCT'ers attending
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015 7:00 PM

    PCT Hiking and Backpacking Monthly Meeting

    2 PCT'ers attending
  • Saturday, July 11, 2015 7:00 AM

    PCT Section H: South Lake to Onion Valley (PCT/JMT)

    2 PCT'ers attending
  • Tuesday, July 28, 2015 7:00 PM

    PCT Hiking and Backpacking Monthly Meeting

    2 PCT'ers attending
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 7:00 PM

    PCT Hiking and Backpacking Monthly Meeting

    2 PCT'ers attending
  • Friday, September 18, 2015 6:00 AM

    PCT Section C: Black Mountain TH (near Idyllwild) to Hwy 74 (Paradise Cafe)

    4 PCT'ers attending
  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015 7:00 PM

    PCT Hiking and Backpacking Monthly Meeting

    2 PCT'ers attending
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015 7:00 PM

    PCT Hiking and Backpacking Monthly Meeting

    2 PCT'ers attending
  • Saturday, November 21, 2015 4:00 AM

    PCT Section B: Hwy 74 (Palms to Pines Hwy) to Warner Springs (Hwy 79)!

    3 PCT'ers attending
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 7:00 PM

    PCT Hiking and Backpacking Monthly Meeting

    2 PCT'ers attending
  • Saturday, December 19, 2015 6:00 AM

    PCT Section A: Warner Springs to Scissors Crossing!

    3 PCT'ers attending
  • Tuesday, December 29, 2015 7:00 PM

    PCT Hiking and Backpacking Monthly Meeting

    2 PCT'ers attending
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 7:00 PM

    PCT Hiking and Backpacking Monthly Meeting

    2 PCT'ers attending
  • Tuesday, February 23, 2016 7:00 PM

    PCT Hiking and Backpacking Monthly Meeting

    2 PCT'ers attending
 
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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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