Seattle Branch Washington PCT Section Hiker

Badge

Seattle Branch Washington PCT Section Hiker

A profile badge awarded for backpacking the entire Washington portion of the Pacific Crest Trail in sections.

About The Award

Backpack the entire Washington section of the Pacific Crest Trail between Oregon and Canada in sections to earn the Washington PCT Section Hiker badge for your profile.

How To Obtain

Backpack the entire Washington section of the Pacific Crest Trail between Bridge of the Gods on the Columbia River and Northern Terminus/Monument 78 at the Canadian border in multiple trips. The trail can be done in as many sections as desired, however all sections must be overnight backpacking trips except for a maximum of five that can be done as day hikes.  The sections can be done in any order, and each section can be done in either direction, NoBo or SoBo. 

All trips must be done while a member of The Mountaineers.  Trips can be private with non-Mountaineers team members.  All trips must be done in accordance with Leave No Trace and in accordance with the policies of all relevant local land management agencies, including the use of valid permits, proper food storage, acceptable resupply practices, etc.

Contact

Contact the Seattle Backpacking Committee chair.  For each section include the starting and ending dates, starting and ending trailheads, and the names of the other people in your party.  If any sections were done as a Club trip, also include the leader’s name and branch.  Please list your sections geographically instead of chronologically, with adjacent sections next to each other.