Partnership

Any information pertaining to Leave No Trace partners

Leave No Trace Tips for Mountain Biking

Ocala, FL: Heading out on a trail ride? Check out these Leave No Trace tips before heading out on your adventure! Plan Ahead and Prepare : check with land managers, local bike shops, local cycling groups and www.mtbproject.com for the most up-to-date trail information. Stick to the Trail : for biking, durable surfaces include established trails, authorized slick rock areas, dirt roads, and pavement. Check local regulations to see if off-road travel by bike is allowed. Dispose of Waste Properly : Use restroom facilities before hitting the...

The 2016 International Conference on Outdoor Leadership

California, PA: This past weekend, Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers Steph and Andy, hit the road to attend the 2016 International Conference on Outdoor Leadership. The Wilderness Education Association (WEA) emphasizes the importance of education through the use and exploration of our public wild lands. The conference, an annual gathering of outdoor educators and leaders, is a place to share and learn the latest in educational techniques, practices, and research found in the outdoor and experiential education industry. Leave No Trace was in attendance this year as a resource for...

Taking a Page from the Magic School Bus

Grass Valley, CA—In our line of work, traveling is a prerequisite; but it is not just beautiful vistas and outdoor marvels that reward the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. Sometimes the wonderful experiences manifest themselves in a shared lunch with another traveler, an out-of-the-blue small town festival, or as in this case, playing a pertinent role in a budding educational philosophy: Expeditionary Learning. We, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers East Central Team, have never before spent time at a school that practices expeditionary learning, but this past week we were...

A Little Recreation, A Lot of Preservation

Keene Valley, NY: The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers do their best to balance work with play. Fortunately, life on the road offers opportunities for all sorts of adventures. Sometimes these adventures require gear we can't always keep in the car, so we find a local source to rent the gear we need. Moments like these are why we love supporting local gear stores, as well as taking advantage of the local activities; in this case, ice climbing! Having the access to thousands of public areas across the country is a special privilege. These areas are unique in their own ways, with each...

Planning Ahead and Prepare for Winter Recreation

Keene Valley, NY: With newly fallen snow in the Adirondacks, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers share how they Plan Ahead and Prepare for a ski tour in freezing temperatures. Carrying essential items is of the utmost importance for comfort, safety, and the ability to Leave No Trace. So what are the essential items? We can break down these items into six categories. · Comfort: Clothing and extra layers for weather · Communication: Whistle, phone, and/or reflective mirror · Nutrition: Food and water · Navigation: Map and compass, and/or a GPS device · Fixing Gear: Repair kit,...

Adirondack Mountain Club Winterfest - Lake Placid, NY

Winter Trails Day is a nation-wide, family friendly event, allowing children and adults the opportunity to try snowshoeing and cross country skiing for free, with the goal of helping participants discover these winter sports and their many benefits. Approximately 11,000 participants in 100 locations will get out on the snow this year on January 9th, 2016 in the 21st annual Winter Trails Day event!

What the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers are thankful for

Big Bend National Park, Texas: As Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers we are thankful for so many things. We wanted to use this Thanksgiving holiday to thank people and organizations that help support the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer program. We appreciate the support form Subaru , The North Face , Deuter , REI , Yakima , Hi-Cone , and Smartwool . Their generous support and partnership helps us to provide free educational workshops all over the country. Our Subaru Outback is not only just a car, but also our home and office and we could not travel without it. Thanks to...

2015 Pinnacle Mountain Hot Spot

Little Rock, AR--Have you ever been hugged so hard it kinda hurt? Or had your cheeks squeezed because your auntie has "...been missing' those rosies." We at Leave No Trace call this being loved to death and we have developed our Hot Spot program to take a proactive stance to protect some of our favorite areas--like Pinnacle Mountain. This week, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers East Central Team visited Pinnacle Mountain State Park, educating visitors on ways they can lessen their impact to keep the mountain healthy. The West Summit Trail of Pinnacle Mountain is traversed...

The Coolest Small Town

Fayetteville, WV: Fayetteville is commonly referred to as “The coolest small town”, and for good reason. It is a recreation destination for people looking to dip their toes in the vast world of adventure and even for people who are looking to get after it. Take your pick. On any given day you have the option to hike your way into the forests, hop on a white water rafting trip down the New River, or the Gauley River (dam Schedule permitting) or put your climbing shoes on and dance your way up a towering cliff, high above tree line and into the sunshine. Not to mention, there are so many places...

Hi-Cone: Taking it to the trails to see what you think

Little Rock, AR-- Hi-Cone , leading manufacturer of 6-pack ring holders, has been driving the market with environmentally sustainable practices since 1975. As a partner with Leave No Trace and supporter of our Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer program, we wanted to highlight Hi-Cone 's efforts in hope to spring other companies into action and the realization of what they, too, could be doing to lessen our impact on the environment. Leaving your mark is overrated. Katelyn and Blake Leave No Trace’s Katelyn Stutterheim and Blake Jackson are part of the 2015 Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling...

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