Partnership

Any information pertaining to Leave No Trace partners

Smith Rock State Park, Oregon- Leave No Trace specific recommendations

Smith Rock State Park, Oregon: This past weekend the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers attended the 23 rd annual Spring Thing trail cleaning/building day at Smith Rock State Park near Terrebonne, Oregon. Smith Rock is a climbers dream area; tall cliffs dotted with cracks and sport routes in an ideal desert setting with snowy peaks in the background make this a fantastic place to climb. Due to Smith’s ideal temperature in the spring, winter, and fall; the perfect rock, the quantity of routes, and the close proximity to major urban areas like Bend, Eugene, and Portland, Smith sees a lot...

Winter Outdoor Retail Show 2015

Salt Lake City, Utah: This week we have been attending the Outdoor Retailer Winter Show with the Southwest Regional Team, Courtney and Nick. Outdoor Retailer is the world’s largest expo for outdoor equipment and apparel. Over 1,000 manufacturers and distributors use Outdoor Retailer as a chance to showcase their latest and greatest for the new season and over 10,000 people attend Outdoor Retailer. Since Leave No Trace plays a significant part in the outdoor field, Outdoor Retailer gives us a chance to connect to industry partners and individuals across the country. Specifically, a few of our...

Ouray Ice Festival

Ouray, Colorado: This past weekend the Ouray Ice Climbing Festival was held in a breathtaking gorge surrounded by the San Juan Mountain Range. Climbers from all over the world came to climb, compete, and spend time in the picturesque town of Ouray. The climbers at the festival had perfect temperatures, support from various outdoor gear manufactures, and were nothing but supportive towards the Leave No Trace message. Pat busy at the booth talking with climbers. During our travels as Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, we have found that climbers are avid supporters of Leave No Trace...

Subaru of America and Leave No Trace

Boulder, Colorado: We want to thank Subaru of America for their partnership and continued support of Leave No Trace and the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. Remember to be like Bigfoot! Pat and TJ Leave No Trace’s Patrick and Theresa Beezley are part of the 2014 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, Coleman, Hi-Cone, REI, and Smartwool.

Thanksgiving

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 , REI , Coleman , Hi-Cone , and Smartwool . Their generous support and partnership helps us to provide free educational workshops all over the country. Our Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid is not only just a car, but also our home and office and we could not travel without it. Thanks to Smartwool for their sock donation that helps...

Leave No Trace Gear Tips & Tricks

San Francisco, California: Living on the road and camping over 200 nights a year requires a few things - a really high and consistent psych level, the ability to be flexible, extreme organization, a love for planning, a solid camp stove, and a bombproof cooler. Leave No Trace Partner Coleman doesn’t necessarily provide us a love for planning, that’s more of a personal thing, but it sure does allow us to cook anything we want anywhere in the country which deserves some serious credit! Coleman is one of six partners that support the Traveling Trainer Program . These partners allow the teams of...

Native American Heritage Month

Heritage Sites is one of the many ethics cards in the Leave No Trace curriculum and this month we are highlighting the Heritage Sites tag since November is Native American Heritage month . Leave No Trace plays a role in this month and throughout the year by advocating for proper appreciation and travel among or within Native American Heritage Sites. Whether you are visiting a National Park or monument, State Park, a National Forest, or any other type of public land containing Native American ruins or artifacts consider the tips below. Leave No Trace has specific guidelines that coincide with...

How to Practice and Promote Leave No Trace at your School

Jacksonville, Florida: Happy Acres Ranch is a school, summer camp, and afterschool program that is dedicated to including Leave No Trace and outdoor education/recreation in their students’ education. Happy Acres provides kids with a chance to experience their outdoor environment through programs, play, and they also advocate environmental ethics. Programs like Happy Acres have infrastructures to allow for this type of education but, for those that don’t, Leave No Trace has materials, programs, and ideas on how outdoor ethics education can be implemented for their students. Below are...

Changing the Game

San Francisco, California: As a sport, rock climbing dates back more than 200 years, and few activities have such rich history. In Europe during the 1930s , rock climbing took a legendary turn as some climbers began using a new secret weapon called pitons. Pitons are a forged piece of metal, formed in various shapes, thicknesses, and lengths, which is pounded with a piton hammer into cracks in the rock surface for climbing protection and anchors. The whole process of piton placement was extremely destructive to the rock - however, the pitons allowed climbers to develop aid techniques which...

Coleman - Proud Partner of the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers

Coleman is a proud partner of the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. With their support the Traveling Trainers live 11 months of the year on the road and camp over 200 nights a year while teaching outdoor ethics. Thanks for watching and remember to be like Bigfoot and Leave No Trace Pat and TJ Leave No Trace’s Patrick and Theresa Beezley are part of the 2014 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, Coleman, Hi-Cone, REI, Smartwool and Yakima.

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