Leave No Trace Blogs

Jan 17, 2018
Boulder, CO: Before 2017 fades into the sunset, we wanted to take a final look at the achievements that made for a remarkable 365 days of protecting the planet. You, the members and supporters of Leave No Trace, did incredible work... Read More
Jan 17, 2018
Athens, Georgia: If you’re reading this blog, you’re likely somewhat familiar with the Leave No Trace Seven Principles. As traveling trainers, we’re occasionally asked if we support a hypothetical eighth principle that... Read More
Jan 12, 2018
Amicalola, Georgia: As avid hikers, we’re extremely grateful for the trails that lead us to amazing views, idyllic campsites and cool swimming holes. And while we might not get out to do trail work every weekend, we can help keep... Read More
Jan 11, 2018
Road life for a Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer gets tougher in the winter. Gone are the plush days of summer; we're dealing with more wet, more cold, and longer dark stretches outside our tent. While being further south helps - come say... Read More
Dec 19, 2017
Boulder, CO: Sure, 2017 may be remembered as the year that “fake news” entered the popular vocabulary, but journalism isn’t dead yet. The five news items below surely rank among the feel-good Leave No Trace stories of the year. ... Read More
Dec 04, 2017
Boulder, CO: The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics seeks Traveling Trainers who are passionate educators, skilled communicators and content creators, and are ready and excited to live and work on the road!   Position... Read More
Nov 28, 2017
Eugene, OR: When we think of the Appalachian Trail, we think of high adventure, green mountain vistas - and, of course, McAfee Knob. A Leave No Trace Hot Spot in 2015, McAfee Knob is beloved by thru-hikers and day hikers alike, all... Read More
Nov 20, 2017
Amelia Island, FL: We love playing outside and we’re guessing you do, too. For us, time spent outdoors is more fun, exhilarating and renewing than pretty much anything else we do. But sometimes we have to retreat from nature and get stuff done:... Read More
Nov 06, 2017
With the eating season, we mean, holiday season fast approaching, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers like to stay active, even while living on the road. Want the latest “Body by Bigfoot” workout routine? Check out this video! In all... Read More
Oct 31, 2017
Phoenix, Arizona A writer for Sunset magazine recently asked me how I “really” felt about people who throw their trash in the bushes. The subtext was something like, “I know what you’re supposed to say, but surely there are... Read More

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