Donor Stories

In Memory of June Mulford: PCT Equestrian Pioneer

June and Don Mulford

June and Don Mulford began a trailblazing journey in 1959 when they set off to ride the entire PCT in a single season. Armed with video and still cameras, they documented the momentous five-month, 2,400-mile trek. As a Legacy Society member, June's passion and pioneering spirit will forever be remembered as a champion of the PCT. Read More

One Legacy Begets Another

Roger Carpenter and Cindy Kleinegger

Through Cheryl Strayed's book Wild, Roger Carpenter is known to many as "Greg." Though that connection already tied Roger to the Pacific Crest Trail, he and his wife, Cindy, chose to make their legacy personal by including the Pacific Crest Trail Association in their estate plan to preserve the trail for future travelers. Read More

Why I Made the PCTA Part of My Estate Plan

Anne Hellman

In May 2016, I started the Pacific Crest Trail at Campo, planning to do the desert portion north to Kennedy Meadows. I love the desert and wanted to connect with it in a big context. I immediately extended my permit. Read More

Estate Planning and Still Young

Roy Leggitt

I'm a native Californian who was lucky enough to have parents who moved to a small town in the Sierra when I was 6 years old. That was 1969. I developed a passion for the mountains, wilderness, conservation and trails. Read More

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