Leave No Trace Trainer Course

Event type: 
Trainer Courses
Saturday, September 22, 2012 (All day) to Sunday, September 23, 2012 (All day)
Event Street Address: 
The Mountaineers Snoqualmie Campus in the Snoqualmie Pass

Cost: $50 for a Mountaineers member, $75 for a non-member

Who: Anyone interested in learning Leave No Trace principles and practices (including outdoor recreationalists, guides or educators, scouts leaders…)

Description: From bear hangs to blue bags - learn about techniques to lighten your recreational footprint and gain skills for teaching others the principles of low-impact recreation during The Mountaineers Leave No Trace Trainer course. Together, participants explore science-based research about recommended best practices and discuss the spectrum of personal comfort levels, ethics and philosophies that determine how individuals make choices for how to recreate in the backcountry.

The Leave No Trace Trainer course follows curriculum established by The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and covers the principles, mission, and ethics of Leave No Trace as well as information about the Trainer's role and techniques for educating others.

Gear: Bring your personal camping gear. Dinner will be provided but participants will be expected to their own snacks, lunch and breakfast.

For more information or to sign up online, visit The Mountaineers website: http://www.mountaineers.org/source/atrips/TripRegister.cfm?Event=30613

Host Contact Name: 
Sarah Krueger