Pacific Crest Trail – An inspiration for the VI Spine Trail

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Pacific Crest Trail. Columbia River, near Skamania, Washington

1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way, Stevenson, WA 98648

United States

See map: Google Maps

The Pacific Crest Trail is the “kindred spirit” of the proposed Vancouver Island Spine Trail, running from the Mexican border near San Diego to Manning Park east of Vancouver.

Here is the website for the trail:

This weekend, the Vancouver Sun ran a story on the Pacific Crest Trail. You can see the article here:

Our VISTA Director Gil Parker has hiked most of the 2,650 mile long trail over the years.

VISTA Director (President) Andrew Pape-Salmon went trail running on the PCT in August. You can see some photos from that run below.