Leave No Trace Blogs

Jun 15, 2016
South Strafford, VT: Are you getting ready for a trip into the backcountry this summer? Try repackaging food for a simple way to save time in the kitchen and to reduce the amount of trash you will need to carry out. This easy to implement Tech Tip,... Read More
Jun 14, 2016
Snowmass, CO: Improper food storage can have consequences for both bears and humans. You can prevent bear interactions by using the Bear-muda Triangle. Set up your tent, kitchen area, and food storage 70 big steps apart (200ft). Bears smell 2-3... Read More
Jun 10, 2016
Ely, MN: Do you like oatmeal for breakfast when enjoying your favorite outdoor activity? We do! Oatmeal is a great breakfast when enjoying the outdoors because it is light to pack, easy to personalize and a kid favorite! Oatmeal is a great meal to... Read More
May 17, 2016
Damascus, VA: Do you enjoy the warm glow of a campfire on a cool, clear night? Having campfires in the outdoors is a great way to bring people together. Take a look to see how you can make a campfire that will leave minimal impact to your... Read More
Apr 30, 2016
Gardiner, NY: On the Shawangunk Ridge, peregrine falcons are nesting on the steep east facing cliffs, intending to catch the morning sun. These birds of prey perch high above the ground to easily catch some air and hunt small animals down below.... Read More
Apr 28, 2016
Aspendell, CA: You've dug your cat hole 200 feet away from water camp and trails in one of the most scenic places you’ve ever been. You’ve covered and disguised your hole. Now how do you pack out your toilet paper? With a Ziploc bag and a small... Read More
Apr 28, 2016
Monterey, CA: We dream of frolicking along the oceans shore, amongst the pristine beaches our world has to offer. Ahhhh, what a wonderful visual that conjures in our minds eye. We would like to say that visual is what we always encounter when... Read More
Apr 28, 2016
Seaside, CA: Have you ever been enjoying yourself outdoors when you stumble upon someone who is doing something "less than leave no trace"? Does your blood start to boil? Do you have a hard time not overreacting? While we recognize that being nice,... Read More
Apr 28, 2016
Bishop, CA: While enjoying the Bishop City Park Earth Day Festival, it dawned on us that Leave No Trace applies in this type of frontcountry gathering as well. With this thought in mind, we bring you 4 ways to practice Leave No Trace at community... Read More
Apr 28, 2016
Lake Convict, CA: Looking for a way to engage the whole family in an outdoor activity? Ever tried geocaching? Neither had we; however, on this particular Saturday we decided to see what it was all about. During our adventurous treasure hunt, we... Read More