Skills & Techniques

How to Leave No Trace in Bear Country

Guest - June 22, 2016

Slim Lake, Boundary Waters Canoe Area, MN: Do you like to enjoy the outdoors in an area where there is a potential for bears? Leave No Trace has a variety of techniques to enjoy your favorite outdoor activity safely while in bear country.  The sixth principle for Leave No Trace is to respect the wildlife and in bear country this means using an appropriate technique to keep you safe and the bear safe.

In this video Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers demonstrate the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) style of bear hang.


Happy Trails,

Amanda and Greg – Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer Team East Central

Leave No Trace’s Amanda Neiman and Greg Smith are part of the 2016 Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer Program that provides free, mobile education to communities across the country. Proud partners of this program include Subaru of America, REI, Fjall Raven, ENO, Deuter, Thule, and SmartWool.

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