Leave No Trace Blogs

Aug 22, 2016
Moab, UT: Red, hot, and absolutely spectacular; southeastern Utah is a destination for any bucket list. When planning for your trip to this arid environment, there are a few important factors to take into consideration. Check out the video to learn... Read More
Aug 19, 2016
Davenport, IA - Leave No Trace partners with groups to foster a responsible outdoor ethic.  Our partners keep Leave No Trace thriving around the world. There are various levels of partnerships that support Leave No Trace.  The Appalachian Trail... Read More
Aug 18, 2016
South Lake Tahoe, CA: We got a chance to hang out with the Tahoe Area Mountain Bike Association on their first service trail of the season.  In collaboration with the Forest Service, hundreds of community volunteers have worked hard to reroute the... Read More
Aug 18, 2016
Lyons, CO: “Can you believe those jerks!?” “Idiots!” “Those people don’t care!” For life on the road as Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, we encounter these emotionally charged sentiments on a regular basis. Some are more mild, some more... Read More
Aug 13, 2016
Ice Lakes Basin, CO- While traveling in the alpine climate it can be hard to avoid the abundant plants and flowers that seem to cover every inch of the ground. The alpine biome usually lies between an altitude of about 10,000 feet (3,000 meters),... Read More
Aug 13, 2016
Cannon Beach, OR - The sun sets over the Pacific Ocean, a breeze ruffles the shore grasses, and buffs the golden sand. Kids fly kites in the evening light while horseback riders splash through the waves. One by one, oysters pop open on the coals and... Read More
Aug 11, 2016
I-80 West, WY: Adventure time means travel time. Driving to remote and beautiful places can take hours. While there are tons of tricks for staying entertained on the road we have one trick that works every time, podcasts! Part of our pre-trip... Read More
Aug 11, 2016
Damascus, VA - What is Leave No Trace? We are the member-driven Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics that teaches people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly and is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public... Read More
Aug 04, 2016
Fayetteville, WV -  Are you going on a trip to enjoy the outdoors where bathrooms are not available? Have you thought about what to do with your human waste? One way to deal with human waste is digging a cat hole. Check it out:   Dealing with human... Read More
Aug 01, 2016
Gerlach, NV - In less than a month, tens of thousands of visitors will pilgrimage to the desolate and hauntingly beautiful Black Rock Desert. They will transform the windswept, alkali playa into a small city, known as the home of Burning Man. This... Read More