Winter brings with it a whole new list of ‘Leave No Trace’ principles for outdoor recreationists. Here are 12 ways to recreate responsibly when wintry conditions hit Colorado’s backcountry.

  1. Plan Ahead
  2. Hike the Trail in a Sustainable Way
  3. Camp Responsibly
  4. Pack It In, Pack It Out
  5. Leave What You Find
  6. Minimize Campfire Impacts
  7. Respect Wildlife
  8. Respect Other Backcountry Adventurers
  9. Know the Trail
  10. Respect Area Closures
  11. Don't Be a PostHoler
  12. Park Only in Designated Parking Areas

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By Leslie James

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