Nature is beautiful, but also very fragile, so we all have to practice the “leave no trace” (LNT) principle to minimize the damage that we do to our environment whenever we travel the great outdoors.
Just imagine a three-hour uphill hike through a hot and humid jungle to get to a beautiful mountain summit. Tired from the hike, you decide to sit down and enjoy the beautiful mountain view. As you take off your backpack and prepare to sit, you notice three muddy cigarette butts near your left foot, a half-buried empty bag of chips beside the spot you’re sitting on, and several other pieces of trash all over the summit you’ve worked so hard to reach.
Would you enjoy that? Probably not. That’s why we shouldn’t be like the people who leave trash around like that in the first place. Let’s all practice the “leave no trace” principle when we’re out to enjoy nature.[Read more…] about What is “Leave no Trace” when Hiking? Here’s a Quick Overview!