The Mountaineers Books Leave Leave No Trace - A Guide to the New Wilderness Etiquette
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Beyond cleaning up your trash and not cutting down trees for firewood, how far should you go to minimize your impact on wilderness lands? What is really important, and what is too extreme? In Leave No Trace Annette McGivney provides thoughtful answers based on scientific facts. She presents practical tips and techniques tailored for hikers, climbers, backcountry skiers, mountain bikers, equestrians, sea kayakers, canoeists, and rafters.
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Description of Mountaineers Books Leave No TraceA Guide to the New Wilderness EtiquetteHumans belong in the wilderness - we only need to make our passing as undectable as possible. But beyond cleaning up your trash and not cutting down trees for firewood, how far should you go to minimize your impact What is really important, from an environmental standpoint, and what is too extremeHikers, climbers, backcountry skiers, mountain bikers, equestrians, sea kayakers, canoeists, and rafters Leave No Trace is your guide to realistic and doable practices for moving gently through the land. This book is based on the Leave No Trace ethic and techniques as developed by the National Outdoor Leadership School NOLS and espoused by Leave No Trace, Inc. and all federal management agencies the U.S. Forest Service, the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Fish and Wildlife Service.FeaturesWritten by Annette McGivney192 pagesPaperbackTips on everything from choosing a campsire to food and garbage handling to personal hygieneSections on special environments, including desert, tundra, and archaeological sitesInput from representatives of the U.S. Forest Service, NOLS and Leave No Trace, Inc.Tips on teaching Leave No Trace practices to children and othersUseful sidebars capture key information
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