Leave No Trace Blogs

Oct 15, 2018
Moab, UT: When you need to set your tent, wash dishes, or use the bathroom, walk 200 feet from trails and water sources first. 200 feet? That's really far! To demonstrate, here are a few familiar landmarks that don't quite measure... Read More
Oct 10, 2018
Bryson City, NC: Want to take your camping game up a notch or three? Take our 3 Skills in 3 Minutes Challenge! Below are three of our favorite skills videos from the past couple of years that will help you enjoy your next adventure... Read More
Oct 07, 2018
Lafayette, IN:  Living out of our Subarus full time, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers can put these vehicles through a lot. This means we usually retire our Subarus early, sending them on to greener pastures and less... Read More
Oct 04, 2018
Can you use a camp hatchet and Leave No Trace? We think so, as long as you practice safe and ecologically responsible hatchet use. What exactly does that entail? Watch this video to find out! Irresponsible use of hatchets, axes,... Read More
Sep 28, 2018
Wickes, AR: Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area is one of twenty Hot Spots the Subaru/Leave No Trace traveling trainers are visiting in 2018. Situated just south of Ouachita National Forest in Arkansas, the park boasts a... Read More
Sep 26, 2018
Duluth, Minnesota: The Superior Hiking Trail is 326 miles of diverse and rugged landscape winding from the Wisconsin/Minnesota state-line along Lake Superior clear to the border of Canada. This trail has been in the making for over... Read More
Sep 19, 2018
Devils Tower, WY: We rely on Deuter backpacks to keep our lives organized, whether we're on day hikes or overnights, navigating city streets or country roads. We're Subaru/Leave No Trace traveling trainers, and this is our Deuter... Read More
Sep 13, 2018
Boulder, CO: Becoming a 4th grader has never been more exciting than since the start of the Every Kid in a Park initiative, at least we here at the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics think so! In an effort to increase access... Read More
Sep 11, 2018
Shenandoah National Park, VA: “I already know Leave No Trace. Pack it in, pack it out…it’s common sense, right?” As Traveling Trainers, we hear this a lot when we’re out talking to people about Leave No Trace. One woman even told us... Read More
Sep 08, 2018
Duluth, MN: Like many outdoor enthusiasts, we have been itching to get to the Boundary Waters for years. Lucky for us, our path as Traveling Trainers allowed us to spend four days paddling through this unique wilderness area... Read More