Jeff Morris, a 5th generation Trinity County resident, started backpacking with his parents and grandparents in the Trinity Alps Wilderness (then Primitive Area) when he was 5 years old. Over the next 13 years his family and many others advocated for the beloved Alps to be protected through the Wilderness designation that they eventually received […]
Recently, confusion has arisen with respect to the Bigfoot Trail and another proposed route in the region. The Bigfoot Trail is not the Siskiyou Peaks Trail, also known as the Seven Summits of the Siskiyous Trail, even though the logo crafted for the Siskiyou Summit Trail route has a giant Bigfoot silhouette on it.
Terri Vroman Little joined the Board of Directors for the Bigfoot Trail Alliance in the summer of 2017. She has worked extensively with backcountry trails programs across the US and brings a unique skill set to the board.
The Bigfoot Trail Alliance Board of Directors met October 20-21, 2017 at Rock Creek Ranch in Del Norte County–right on the trail. We revisited our 2017 goals, set goals for 2018, and planned for the future.
The Bigfoot Trail Alliance met for our first board retreat. In addition to wonderful conversation and planning, we took a 10 mile hike from the redwoods to the Smith River along the Little Bald Hills Trail.
Welcome to the board! Emily Sinkhorn has a passion for all things trails, forests and community. Since moving to the northwest in 2004, her favorite places to roam have been the less-traveled forests and streams of the Klamath Mountains and Oregon Coast Range. Emily works with the non-profit Redwood Community Action Agency, collaborating to further active […]
Our first meeting was a success! Three board members were together in Arcata, California, the other four called in (hence the phone in the picture). Minutes are being typed up, but highlights of the meeting include: 501c3 Status Update – We have been approved by the IRS! State application comes next. Worked on developing our […]
Introducing our Board of Directors: As the paperwork begins to be filed with the state and feds for our 501(c)(3) non-profit status, we wanted to slowly roll out and introduce our board of directors. Meet Sage Clegg – lover of wild places and thru-hiking expert: Sage loves walking in wild places & is drawn to unfinished, rugged routes […]