Traveling Trainers

Any information pertaining to the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer program

The Great Gear Giveaway at Outdoor Retailer

Salt Lake City, Utah: The Subaru/ Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers had the pleasure of handing out free gear to people at the Winter Outdoor Retailer show. The Great Gear Giveaway happened on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of the Outdoor Retailer show and included 6 boxes of gear each day filled with an assortment of gear from 20 of our Partners. The Partners and their gear. The winners of the Great Gear Giveaway. Thanks to the generous support of our Partners we were able to pass out gear to some very lucky people. Here is a list of the Partners that contributed gear for the Great Gear...

Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

Salt Lake City, Utah: This week we have been attending the Outdoor Retailer Winter Show with Team West, Dani and Roland. 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 proud partners that...

The Coleman Company

The Coleman Company, Inc . is a proud partner of the Subaru/ Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. Coleman is not only an advocate for getting people outdoors, but also an advocate for enjoying the outdoors responsibly. Along with being a partner with Leave No Trace, they are an advocate and partner for the Appalachian Mountain Club. The partnership we have with Coleman helps the Traveling Trainers to spread the Leave No Trace Message all over the country. Coleman not only supports the Center, but also develops gear that can help people to follow the 7 Leave No Trace Principles when they are...

Canyoneering

The Mojave, Sonoran, Great Basin and Chihuahuan Deserts make up the vast Southwest in the United States. The desert is both a harsh and a fragile environment that requires visitors to travel and camp lightly on the land. Some of the Leave No Trace considerations for the desert can be different from other areas. Water is limited for both visitors and animals in the desert, which requires people to be more conscious of their campsite location. Another consideration is the fragile Cryptobiotic crust or living soil that covers large areas and is necessary for plants to grow from, but can be...

Telluride Bluegrass Festival-Telluride, CO

For 40 years Festivarian Nation has made the annual pilgrimage to 8,750' in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado for 4 days of community, inspiration, and unbridled acoustic adventures.

What's New in 2013?

This year, the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is proud to announce a new addition to the Traveling Trainer Program. Since 2008, Kate and Tracy have traveled the country providing Leave No Trace education and awareness to hundreds of thousands of outdoor enthusiasts. Each community they visit express an interest in promoting Leave No Trace further. So in 2013, Kate and Tracy will be working in the Northeast to provide training opportunities for local teachers, outdoor and educational nonprofit organizations, leaders of local land management agencies, and university students and...

Meet Dani & Roland

From Golden, Colorado - Introducing Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers Team West! Meet Dani & Roland from Leave No Trace on Vimeo . Team West of Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers

Creating Better Stories in 2013

What adventures are you looking forward to in 2013? A week spent backpacking in the Grand Tetons in Wyoming? Exploring all of the beautiful places in your own backyard? Rafting the great canyons of the west? Trail running in the Adirondacks in New York? Walking your dog at the local park? As Team West of the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers gear up for the coming year of travels and adventure we are taking a minute to stop and think about how we can make this year the best year of our lives. We’re using the first principle of Leave No Trace: Plan Ahead and Prepare, to make sure that...

Pat and TJ, Subaru / Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers

Meet Pat and TJ, Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers. Find out what they have been up to on the road! Remember, be like Bigfoot and Leave No Trace! Pat and TJ

New Year Resolutions

Since the world did not end, we all have to scramble to think of our New Year’s resolution in just a little over a week. The typical resolutions are to lose weight, quit a bad habit, or spend more time with your family and friends. We suggest to not only stick with the typical resolutions, but we also want to encourage everybody to add in a Leave No Trace resolution. Here are some examples of how you can resolve to limit your impact on the environment and on other visitors. Here are just a few examples for 2013: · Walk through mud puddles in the middle of the trail, rather...

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