Leave No Trace Blogs

May 31, 2016
Missoula, MT: If you have ever worked with horses or lived on a farm, you are familiar with bailing twine. If not, baling twine is the colorful polypropylene cord that keeps hay bales in their orderly cubic forms. This seemingly innocuous twine, has... 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
May 11, 2016
Boulder, CO: May marks the start to another epic Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer tour! Three new teams are hitting the road to educate millions of people about Leave No Trace practices. At the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics,... 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
Cantil, CA: Welcome to our home away from home, our tent sweet luxurious tent. This video explains how we stay not just comfortable, but very comfortable, sleeping outside over 250 nights a year. Think you do it better? Be sure to let us know in the... 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
Red Rock Canyon State Park, CA: Would you like to know how Leave No Trace builds rock cairns? We don't! – because we want to maintain a healthy ecosystem for micro-organisms and allow other’s to enjoy a natural looking landscape. The joy of... 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