Leave No Trace Blogs

Jun 11, 2017
Worley, ID: Whether you travel on two feet or on two wheels, word on the trail is that mountain bikers and hikers CAN get along! Are you a considerate mountain biker? Find out if the cyclist in our video can win over the wary hiker... Read More
Jun 11, 2017
Bar Harbor, ME: Did you know… Hammocks generally leave a very small footprint and are good examples of minimum impact shelters? There is nothing better than hanging tree side in your hammock for a bit of relaxation. Keep reading to... Read More
Jun 07, 2017
Boulder, CO: The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics partnered with Outlier Productions to bring over 20 outdoor brands together for a river clean up along Cherry Creek Trail and Platte River in Denver, CO on May 24, 2017. The... Read More
May 26, 2017
Kanab, UT: For many women, periods can be an uncomfortable and personal topic. Some may find it hard to ask, "What am I supposed to do in the outdoors if I'm on my period?". In addition, male guides or educators may skirt the issue,... Read More
May 18, 2017
Richmond, VA: In climbing areas all across the country, raptors are taking perch to begin their nesting season. These magnificent birds of prey use the shear cliff lines to protect their young from predators. As climbers frequent these same cliffs... Read More
Apr 25, 2017
Joshua Tree, CA: Who loves camping? At Leave No Trace we love camping, so much so that between all four teams of Subaru/Leave No trace Traveling Trainers, we spend over 1000 nights a year under the stars! With all of this camping experience, we have... Read More
Apr 15, 2017
Yosemite Valley, CA: The technology-in-the-outdoors debate is alive and thriving. Since cell phones have become a part of our daily lives people have been asking how far is too far? When does technology start taking precious time from the present... Read More
Apr 10, 2017
Moab, UT: Over the past year, the most common piece of trash that we have found outside is the single use plastic water bottle.This seemingly harmless bottle quickly turns in to 3 pieces of trash - the bottle itself, the label, and the cap. Tiny... Read More
Apr 09, 2017
Midpines, CA: Dirty dishwater and soaps can pollute our rivers, lakes, and streams, which is why Leave No Trace always recommends doing your dishes away from water sources. In the Skills Series video below, we’ll teach you the 4-Bucket dish system... Read More
Apr 09, 2017
Boulder, CO:  The member-driven Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics protects the outdoors by teaching people to enjoy it responsibly. It is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands. Through targeted education,... Read More