Trail Etiquette

Hiking Etiquette

While the outdoors is our playground and we should—and do—run wild and free, there are a few rules of the road that will help us all get along out there while we’re doing so. Something I always try to keep in mind is that most people are out there because they want to get away … [Read More]

The Great Geotagging Debate


Geotagging is the act of sharing specific location data, most commonly in a photograph on social media. It has become a controversial topic recently, as we have the Leave No Trace/Keep the Wilderness Wild folks on one side and the people who see not disclosing locations as a snobby racial and socioeconomic power play on … [Read More]

Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace

Leave only footprints, take only photographs. The seven Leave No Trace (LNT) principles were created for folks to have a simple and easily understood framework of practices to help leave nature as unchanged by our presence as possible, so that future generations can enjoy it. In essence, the purpose of Leave No Trace is to keep the … [Read More]