Leave No Trace Blogs

Aug 15, 2015
Boulder, CO: Parks offer a wonderful space for friends and families to get together and connect with nature. Frontcountry settings like this have unique social and physical impacts from their visitors. With more and more people getting outside,... Read More
Aug 13, 2015
Maple Canyon, UT: Climbing is a popular sport in the US with over 9 million people participating in it each year, according to Climbing Magazine. With millions of people getting out to climb on public and private land, rock climbers can... Read More
Aug 09, 2015
This is the personal trip report of our Director of Finance and Operations, Kurt Achtenhagen.  In September of 2014, Kurt went after the fastest known time, "FKT", on the John Muir Trail. Read on to find out how it all went...... Read More
Jul 23, 2015
Georgetown, CO: Learn how to minimize your impact when you are out climbing a 14,000 foot peak from our latest video.  Thanks for watching and remember to be like the Center’s mascot Bigfoot and Leave No Trace. Pat and TJ - Subaru/Leave No Trace... Read More
Jul 12, 2015
Cataract Canyon, UT: Overnight paddling on a river is one of the most relaxing and at the same time exciting trips one can take. Riding over rapids or through swift water is always an exhilarating challenge, yet the letting the current float you... Read More
Jul 01, 2015
Watch our latest video about how to minimize your impact when you are camping at a festival.  Thanks for watching and remember to be like the Center’s mascot Bigfoot and Leave No Trace. Pat and TJ - Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer West... Read More
Jun 17, 2015
Jackson, Wyoming: Wilderness Adventures has trips all over the country and world for pre-teens to college students.  With over 80 instructors and 600 participants taking trips down rivers, up mountains, through canyons, and various forests... Read More
May 27, 2015
Redwood National Park, CA: Spending time outside can bring out the inner child in all of us; exploration, discovery, curiosity, and wonder are part of any outdoor experience, an area where the excitement of finding and observing something... Read More
May 13, 2015
Smith Rock State Park, Oregon: Last summer the National Park Service banned the use of drones (unmanned aircraft) in all of their 84 million acres which include: parks, monuments, historic sites, and seashores Drone use has been banned due to safety... Read More
Apr 28, 2015
Zion National Park, Utah: Wildflowers are blooming, cactus and other plants dot the hillsides and cliffs, and everything from bighorn sheep down to chipmunks find food and shelter in Zion. It is amazing how full of life the desert is when you think... Read More