A person hikes on a snowy trail with snowy mountains in the background

Microblog: Hiking On The Snow

Did you know that hiking on snow can actually help in your efforts to leave no trace and hike sustainably?

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It fits under Leave No Trace Principle 2: travel and camp on durable surfaces.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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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. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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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.

The Ultimate Bison Sock

A great warm layer that utilizes a fiber that was formerly considered to be a waste product.

Recycled Polyester Waffle Beanie

A warm waffle knit beanie made from recycled polyester. Available in a great range of colors.

Biffy Bag – Human Waste Disposal

Pack out human waste and dispose of it in a standard trash can with these easy-to-use-bags.

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