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The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace

The seven principles of Leave No Trace outline ethics to help outdoor enthusiasts, instructors, guides and centres alike to

  • Value the natural environment
  • Understand the impact of their activities
  • Enable them to make decisions to minimise that impact
  • Enjoy their activities in a sustainable way

The seven principles are

To practice any of the Leave No Trace ethics is very simple:

Make it hard for others to see or hear you and LEAVE NO TRACE of your visit.