Protect Public Lands: Learn Leave No Trace Ethics
With thousands visiting the mountains each year, our impact is growing too. Search and rescue calls are on the rise, trails are littered with dog waste, water quality is declining, and trailheads are overflowing with visitors, cars, and trash. Land managers need our help to address this situation, yet 9 out of 10 public land visitors still lack a Leave No Trace education. We put together these simple Leave No Trace tips to help the public protect the mountains, forests, and rivers we all love for future generations. If you climb 14ers, check out our Leave No Trace 14er Guide for tips and tricks to protect Colorado’s iconic summits.