Leave No Trace

Stealth Camping on the AT and the PCT

Stealth Camping on the AT and PCT

What stealth camping actually is and why it’s practiced by thru-hikers and others on the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail isn’t always clear. In an attempt to better understand the motives behind why thru-hikers do what they do, to demystify …

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Leave No Trace Toothbrushing

Karen, a Leave No Trace Master Educator, brushing her teeth on the Appalachian Trail

Maintaining dental hygiene is just as important when backpacking and camping as it is at home. But the question arises, what’s the best way to practice leave no trace toothbrushing and rinse out the toothpaste in your mouth after your brush? My …

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Has Leave No Trace Failed?

The Crying Indian: Keep America Beautiful

Click for Video of the Crying Indian: Keep America Beautiful I hate to say it, but I have a nagging feeling that the entire Leave No Trace movement is dead. DOA. No one except the Boy Scouts of America seems to teach …

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