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Outdoor activities: take water

Bring water. No matter what you’re going to take you on the way to go through a stream, lake, river or stream, these may be dry, contaminated, or need the water (either for drinking or for cleaning injury) when we are away from them. So you always have to store and carry water for cases […]

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Wildland Ethics – Pack It In, Pack It Out

Pick up and pack out all of your litter. Trash and litter have no place in the backcountry. On the way out-when your pack is light try to pick up litter left by others. Reduce litter at the source. When preparing for your trip, repackage food into reusable containers or remove any excess packaging. This […]

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Properly Dispose of What You Can’t Pack Out

In the backcountry, we create certain waste that usually can not be packed out. This includes human waste and waste water from cooking and washing. Dispose of human waste responsibly. Correctly disposing of human waste helps prevent pollution of water sources, the spread of illness such as Giardia, and aesthetic impacts to other visitors. Some […]

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Outdoor Clothing Buy – Make sure you should

Outdoor clothing has come a long way in recent years. Styles are more versatile, which is something many men can appreciate. The fabric used is light takes more comfortable clothes. Which makes it much easier to move as many of the old styles of clothing? one of the best changes in the tissue is you […]

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Plan Ahead and Prepare

Carefully designing your trip to match your expectations and outdoor skill level is the first step in being prepared. If you do not have a tent, stove or proper clothing to stay warm and comfortable in unexpected poor weather, you may be forced to build fire inappropriately over crowd shelters, or disregard fragile vegetation while […]

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Principles of Leave No Trace

Prologue As growing numbers of people seek the beauty and exhilaration of outdoor recreation, our collective mark on the environment and natural ecosystems becomes more apparent-and more damaging. Water pollution, litter and disturbance to vegetation, wildlife and other visitors are indicators of the need to develop a national ethic that protects wild and scenic areas. […]

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Leave What You Find

Historical and archeological sites: Remnants of the past can be found on national, state, and private lands. Enjoy and learn from these sites, but remember that some of these are sacred to Native Americans, or are important cultural reminders of our heritage. Respect these sites and treasures. Help pre serve the past for the future: […]

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Properly Dispose of What You Can’t Pack Out

Washing and human waste disposal must be done carefully so the environment is not polluted, and animals and aquatic life are not injured. Water can be polluted with soaps-biodegradable or otherwise-food waste, or human waste. Toilet paper and other trash also create an eyesore. Wash water: If a cleaning station is provided, use it. If […]