Leave No Trace Blogs

Dec 07, 2007
I recently returned from a wonderful family adventure, our first, to Ecuador. My husband, Scott and our two kids, Ella (7) and Wynn (4) ventured out on November 9th to this foreign feeling land in South America to experience a different culture,... Read More
Dec 06, 2007
What is the most random thing you have ever found while out on the trail?  The above picture is from near the Indian Peaks Wilderness here in Colorado.  While out on a very long day hike, we stumbled across this old couch.  Turns out, there were... Read More
Dec 06, 2007
How active are we willing to be to preserve and protect our backcountry areas from potential impact? All the way to Washington, it seems, when that impact deals with motorized recreation usage in America’s most highly trafficked national park –... Read More
Dec 05, 2007
Calling all Front Range residents!   We are so excited to participate in a giftwrapping fundraiser on Wednesday, December 19 from 5-9pm at the REI Boulder store (1789 28th St., Boulder, CO 80301). All donations from our fabulous gift wrapping will... Read More
Dec 05, 2007
Last night, as we settled in for a little bit of Monday Night Football, my son said, “TV rots your brain. It’s not good for you…(you can imagine the rest)”. He pleaded that we go outside, and I looked into his eyes and saw no irony. I had a small... Read More
Nov 29, 2007
POSITION: SUBARU/LEAVE NO TRACE TRAVELING TRAINERS SALARY: Monthly salary plus all travel expenses, gear, and apparel for life on the road. CLOSING DATE: January 8th, 2008 SEND RESUME & COVER LETTER TO: Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling... Read More
Nov 27, 2007
How many times have you seen this headline on a magazine or on the internet, "The 10 Best Undiscovered National Parks, Trails, Campsites, Rivers, Caves, etc."? I just recently ran across another such headline and find it frustrating. It's... Read More
Nov 21, 2007
The offices at Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics will be closed from Wednesday, November 21st at 5:00pm until Monday, November 26th at 9:00 am.     Emails and phone messages will be responded to upon our return.     Best... Read More
Nov 21, 2007
Yes, I said Free!  The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is dedicated to the responsible enjoyment and active stewardship of the outdoors by all.  We believe that education is the key to achieving this goal.  To that end, we want all... Read More
Nov 20, 2007
Did Aristotle get it right when he said, “Change in all things is sweet”? Over the summer, my family’s weekend camping getaway was, after years of a near solitude, suddenly teaming with gaggles of people, cars, RVs, and 4-wheelers. It’s a... Read More