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Building a Multi-Purpose PNT for Hikers, Horseback Riders AND Mountain Bikers

Almer Casile, representative for mountain bikers on the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail Advisory Council, is a die hard mountain biker. Casile hopes that by holding a seat on the PNNSTAC, he can work to include mountain bikers in the Advisory Cou…
Al Casile and his son Max enjoy time mountain biking together.  Photo by Randy Pulk. Like other active adults, Almer Casile looks back on his childhood as foundational to …

Grizzlies and Bushwacks: How Trails Come to Be

If you had the chance to save the habitat of a threatened species, would you do it? When Brad Smith was posed with that question, he didn’t hesitate to respond. “The Pacific Northwest Trail passes through the heart of vital grizzly habitat in the Selkirk …
If you had the chance to save the habitat of a threatened species, would you do it? When Brad Smith was posed with that question, he didn’t hesitate to respond. “The Pacific North…