StackpoleLeave No Trace in the Outdoors Book

Put the good word into practice.

Minimize your impact on the wild spaces you love by brushing up on your Leave No Trace skills with the Leave No Trace in the Outdoors Book by Jeffrey Marion. This guide covers the seven core principles, including good practices recommended for hiking, campfires, food storage, and personal hygiene when you're out in the wilderness. Take solace in knowing you'll leave every spot of wilderness you visit nicer than you found it.

  • Become a better steward of our wild places with Leave No Trace
  • Details the seven core principles behind this practice
  • Endorsed by BLM, USGS, USDA Forest Service, NPS, and Fish & Wildlife
  • Jeffrey L. Marion, PhD, was a founding member of the Leave No Trace board of directors
  • Reviews
  • Q & A

Great Overview and Call to Action

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

This book is fantastic if you are looking to gain a comprehensive feel for Leave No Trace practices. It will also give you the education/information you need to put your knew knowledge into action. Sure, a lot of the material may seem like common sense, but you are guaranteed to find a plethora of tweaked practices and new ideas to implement during your adventure. The book goes into detail (without overloading you) concerning the 7-Leave No Trace Principles and equips you with comprehensive tips and tricks to implement more minimum impact practices. Remember, Leave No Trace practices are a constant evolution--what may have been a proper practice 10 years ago, could be vastly different now. Read this book, implement its practices, and share with others. Be like Bigfoot and Leave No Trace!