Event Information

Event Date: November 4, 2022 - November 6, 2022
Event Location: Pacific Crest Trail
Length of Hike: 30+ miles
Registration Fees: A $100 personal donation is requested at time of registration and will be credited toward your overall fundraising goal.
Questions: Contact Keirstin Gaspare, Trailblaze Challenge Specialist | kgaspare@sandiego.wish.org

PCT Blaze

"Hey, tell me more about this Trailblaze Backpacking Adventure."

Make-A-Wish San Diego is beyond stoked to introduce the Trailblaze Backpacking Adventure: a 3-day, 2-night fundraising trek through the Laguna Mountains along the famed Pacific Crest Trail

Our 15-week training program will get you ready for this multi-day trek and includes both day hikes and fun group campouts! In addition to putting miles on your feet, hikers will have the chance to attend weekday clinics that aim to educate and empower so everyone will feel confident, capable, and ready to undertake this journey and explore wherever the next trail will lead! 

Our goal is to bring people together to build community around families who are faced with the harsh realities of critical illnesses. When you take your first step on your journey as a Trailblazer, you are paving the way for a brighter tomorrow for children right here in your community! This FUNdraiser is the very first of its kind in Make-A-Wish Foundation history--we hope you'll join us for what is sure to be a radtastic and impactful inaugural journey. 

"This sounds so rad! How do I sign-up?!"

We're super glad you're stoked on the adventure! We ask all interested hikers to join us at an in-person info session to learn more and get yourself registered. To RSVP to an info session, please go to the homepage, click "RSVP", and follow the prompts. We'll send you a reminder email in the days before your chosen info session. Looking forward to meeting you!

Got a question? Check out our FAQ page or send an email to Keirstin Gaspare, Trailblaze Challenge Specialist at kgaspare@sandiego.wish.org