Pacific Crest Trail Backpacking Award

Sponsoring Council

San Diego - Imperial

Award Dimensions

3'' x 3''

Summary

Take a Backpack along the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (P.C.T.) as shown in the latest trail description or maps of the U.S. Forest Service.

Map Link (where applicable)

External Reference (where applicable)

Detailed Requirements

PACIFIC CREST TRAIL - BACKPACKING 

Requirements

1. Take a Backpack along the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (P.C.T.) as shown in the latest trail description or maps of the U.S. Forest Service. 


NOTE - Mileage on the following shall not be counted: "Access" and "Feeder" trails, former "Temporary" sections where the permanent Trail has been established, the former California Riding & Hiking Trail in San Diego County and the John Muir Trail in the high sierra. 


2. It shall be an overnight backpack of 15 miles or 7-1/2 hours scheduled backpack time in 2 consecutive days, camping at least 2 hours from either end of the trail. 


3. Each person shall, as part of a group project, perform 4 hours of actual trail construction, maintenance or repair during or within 6 months of the backpack under the direction of a Trail Foreman, Ranger or approved Trail Boss. 


4. Comply with the General Requirements. 


NOTE: Trail and campsite clean-up do not qualify and shall not be counted for this Award.

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