Pacific Crest Trail Tax Deductible Donations
Thank you for your interest in supporting the Pacific Crest Trail Association!
PCTA members receive the PCT Communicator, our quarterly magazine loaded with color photographs and fascinating features about the trail, and a one-year subscription to Backpacker magazine.* Members also receive a Pacific Crest Trail decal, discounts at the PCTA store, and invitations to participate in events and volunteer trail projects. Last but not least, you will have the knowledge that your membership helps to protect and preserve the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail for future generations.
For gift memberships, donating in memory or in honor of someone, or donating monthly via credit card, please click here
Please note that membership packets are shipped independently of your store order purchases.
*Pacific Crest Trail Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your membership dues are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law minus $5 for Backpacker magazine subscription. A subscription to Backpacker magazine, valued at $5 is included and is non-deductible from the membership dues. If you are already a subscriber, your subscription will be extended by 1 year. Subscriptions to Backpacker magazine are for U.S. residents only.