Leave No Trace Blogs

Jan 22, 2008
Sin Dejar Huellas is Leave No Trace in Spanish. Welcome to the beginning of a new chapter in the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Read below for details about our new educational programs…in both English and Spanish. Bienvenidos al... Read More
Jan 22, 2008
A few days after the New Year, my mom commented to me, “Well I’m ready for spring!” It’s a long, cold haul until the first crocuses bloom, I thought, better get over it. For many immersed in the snow and freeze, winter brings gloom. For others, a... Read More
Jan 21, 2008
While packing with my wife for a recent ski hut trip, we were debating which sleeping bags to bring. In the hut, our lighter bags would certainly be ample, however what if we didn’t make it to the hut? Temps were forecasted for low single digits at... Read More
Jan 18, 2008
There is no way around it… Sustainability is hard. It requires forethought, critical self-evaluation, and a serious amount of passion and belief in your way of living. In a world consumed by materialism, technology, and globalization, where we... Read More
Jan 16, 2008
Below are actual comments left on National Park Service comment cards by backpackers completing wilderness camping trips: "A small deer came into my camp and stole my bag of pickles. Is there a way I can get reimbursed? Please call." "Escalators... Read More
Jan 15, 2008
With help from REI last year, Leave No Trace introduced a very important new program called “Connect Grants.” The program was constructed to provide grants that diversified Leave No Trace educational efforts and increased the pool of leaders/... Read More
Jan 11, 2008
I was emailed the following brochure, and I wanted to share it with the Colorado Community. It sounds like a great day of "playing" in the snow! CELEBRATE NATIONAL WINTER TRAILSÒ on SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 2008 Estes Park, Colorado EXPERIENCE A... Read More
Jan 10, 2008
Leave No Trace is seeking a dedicated, savvy, dynamic team of educators (only teams of two are accepted as applicants) for seasonal traveling positions. Leave No Trace is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the responsible enjoyment... Read More
Jan 08, 2008
            Here are the 2007 Trainer Course Numbers by region:   Northeast Central Trainers: 291 Trainers: 233 Courses: 31          Courses: 20         Mountain/West... Read More
Jan 07, 2008
So the new online store for Leave No Trace is up and running.  Well sort of running, we are still experiencing some minor glitches, like you can only purchase one hang tag at a time.  But our developer promises to have these fixed soon. If you... Read More