Leave No Trace Blogs

Mar 05, 2015
Big Bear Lake, CA: It is almost springtime and bears will be awakening from their hibernation, stretching their limbs, and will be searching for a meal. Bears could hunt, fish, or seek out berries; but finding food left out in a campsite, in a... Read More
Feb 22, 2015
Hueco Tanks State Park, TX: Just off the beaten path and east of El Paso is the beautiful and interesting Hueco Tanks State Park. Upon our first visit we discovered a fascinating history and culture in a geologically unique area. So get ready for 7... Read More
Feb 17, 2015
San Diego, CA: Read the Top 10 Ways to Reduce Your Impact in the Outdoors! 1.     Prepare for your trip. a.     Bring the ten essentials. b.     Research the weather. c.      Know the rules and regulations of the area you are traveling in. d.    ... Read More
Feb 12, 2015
Ogden, UT: Snow is covering the country! It is time to get out the skis, snowboards, and snowshoes to go out and enjoy the resorts and backcountry areas we love. Whether it is a day at your local slopes or a backcounty trip spent skiing to a hut... Read More
Feb 12, 2015
Spring doesn’t officially begin until March 20th, but that doesn’t mean we can’t experience Spring-like conditions before then.  When the weather warms up, there are a few things we can do to help keep our trails and natural resources in... Read More
Feb 01, 2015
Zion National Park, Utah: At Zion National Park 25 feet is the minimum distance recommended for how close people should be to wildlife. Posters on kiosks, signs, along the trail, and park ranger reiterate this recommendation to give wildlife its’... Read More
Dec 23, 2014
In this video you can learn when to yield the slopes to other skier/snowboarders, how to merge into busy downhill traffic, and how to be safe out on the slopes. Enjoy!  Thanks for watching and remember to be like Bigfoot and Leave No Trace! Pat and... Read More
Dec 18, 2014
Watch our latest video on how to dispose of waste properly on paddling day trips. Thanks for watching and remember to be like Bigfoot and Leave No Trace. Pat and TJ Leave No Trace’s Patrick and Theresa Beezley are part of the 2014 Subaru/Leave... Read More
Aug 07, 2014
When in bear country it is important to know how to store your food, trash, and smellables properly. Watch our video about how to hang a bear bag.  Thanks for watching and remember to be like Bigfoot and Leave No Trace! Pat and TJ Leave No... Read More
Jun 05, 2014
Campers have a responsibility towards bears. Campers are recreating in a bear's home and need to respect their space, their needs, and behave accordingly to land managers’ recommendations. As Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers we often will... Read More