Leave No Trace Blogs

Dec 24, 2007
I recently returned to the office after spending several weeks in Ecuador, a South American country approximately the size of Colorado. It's name, not surprisingly, provides geographic reference to its location along the Equator.     The... Read More
Dec 21, 2007
A few years ago, I had a break from the holiday tradition as I found myself not at home for the holidays, for the first time ever. Upset though I was, I quickly discovered the joy in creating your own holiday traditions and memories. A Christmas... Read More
Dec 18, 2007
Three years go, the powers that be from Keen Footwear, a growing West coast shoe company, had an epiphany after listening to a story about the tsunami’s devastation. In its wake, Keen funneled its entire 2005 print advertising budget into a... Read More
Dec 14, 2007
Well this is my last blog as the Leave No Trace Intern. I have wrapped up a 6 month internship at the Center and have loved every minute of it. I came on last June and immediately we went on a rafting trip. Not many interns are offered that... Read More
Dec 13, 2007
We would like to take a minute to thank Dusty and Amy Allison for their three years of service to Leave No Trace as Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. It has been my pleasure to work as a Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer with Dusty... Read More
Dec 13, 2007
I read a recent article on MSNBC news titled "For Many, Charity Has Become a Holiday Tradition". The article outlined a number of people who find sharing their good fortune brings fulfillment during the crazy holiday time. This year I have found... Read More
Dec 07, 2007
I recently returned from a wonderful family adventure, our first, to Ecuador. My husband, Scott and our two kids, Ella (7) and Wynn (4) ventured out on November 9th to this foreign feeling land in South America to experience a different culture,... Read More
Dec 06, 2007
What is the most random thing you have ever found while out on the trail?  The above picture is from near the Indian Peaks Wilderness here in Colorado.  While out on a very long day hike, we stumbled across this old couch.  Turns out, there were... Read More
Dec 06, 2007
How active are we willing to be to preserve and protect our backcountry areas from potential impact? All the way to Washington, it seems, when that impact deals with motorized recreation usage in America’s most highly trafficked national park –... Read More
Dec 05, 2007
Calling all Front Range residents!   We are so excited to participate in a giftwrapping fundraiser on Wednesday, December 19 from 5-9pm at the REI Boulder store (1789 28th St., Boulder, CO 80301). All donations from our fabulous gift wrapping will... Read More