Did you know that hiking on snow can actually help in your efforts to leave no trace and hike sustainably?⠀
It fits under Leave No Trace Principle 2: travel and camp on durable surfaces.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
The snow acts as a protective barrier between the impact of your feet and the ground beneath, leading to much less erosion, damage to delicate flora, and disruption to burrowing animals. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
However, even with snow’s protective barrier, you still want to stay on the established trails!
Gear Recommendations For Your Next Snowy Hike:
Vegan Weekend Boot – Black
A vegan, sustainable, water-resistant boot with great treads for snowy and icy conditions.
A great warm layer that utilizes a fiber that was formerly considered to be a waste product.
A warm waffle knit beanie made from recycled polyester. Available in a great range of colors.
Pack out human waste and dispose of it in a standard trash can with these easy-to-use-bags.