Episode 77 | Planning, Pooping, and Campfires (Backcountry Leave No Trace Challenges During the Winter)
In this episode of the Backpacking Light podcast, we're going to examine some of the principles of Leave No Trace in the context of winter backcountry travel, with a focus on planning, pooping, and campfires.
Camping near hot springs can be a magical experience for backpackers, but these unique natural features require special care to minimize human impact.
An overview of how Leave No Trace techniques can be applied to winter backpacking.
I thought I knew how to take first-time backpackers out, but I'd never actually taken a bare beginner into the backcountry.
Ben Kilbourne reflects on his first journey in the Bear's Ears National Monument, and wonders how to give back to such special places.