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Low-impact recreational practices for wilderness and backcountry

Low-impact recreational practices for wilderness and backcountry

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station in Ogden, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilderness areas -- Recreational use -- United States.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- United States,
  • Wilderness areas -- United States -- Management,
  • Camping -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLow impact recreational practices for wilderness and back country
    StatementDavid N. Cole
    SeriesGeneral technical report INT -- 265
    ContributionsIntermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination131 p.
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13614643M

    Recreation Trends; Links to Research; Miscellaneous Internet Links; Links to Wilderness Legislation; Plan Ahead and Prepare. Cole, David N. Low-impact recreational practices for wilderness and backcountry. USDA Forest Service. General Technical Report. INT Objective. The guidelines were developed to ensure that backcountry recreation activities are conducted in a manner that does not compromise the current distribution of wildlife, the sustainability of their populations, or the integrity of their habitats. These guidelines define results, desired behaviours, indicators, and limits for backcountry activities in relation to wildlife and their.

    Reservation Fee: A $ non-refundable reservation fee is required for each overnight permit reserved. Overnight Recreation Fee: There is a per person fee for a Desolation Wilderness Overnight Permit. Fees are charged as follows: Adult (over 12 years in age): $5 per person for the 1st night; $10 for nights. Child (12 years and younger): Free. Desolation Annual Pass Holder: Free. Low-impact Recreational Practices for Wilderness and Backcountry (General Technical Report LNT), by David N. Cole (USFS, ) Minimum Impact Camping--A Basic Guide, by Curt Schatz and Dan Seemon (Adventure Publications, ).

    A number of new books on low impact hiking and camping techniques have been published, including a revision of "Soft Paths" (), "The Basic Essentials of Minimizing Impact on the Wilderness" (Hodgson ), "Wild Country Companion" (Harmon ), "Leave No Trace: Minimum Impact Outdoor Recreation" (Harmon ), and "Leave No Trace: A Guide. Pages Businesses Sports & Recreation Backcountry Beacon Bash. English (US) Español and Will Coleman that is designed to promote safe backcountry travel. Sharpen your skills in the BCA beacon park, meet backcountry partners, enjoy free food and drink! We will have stations set up where you can practice your skills and earn raffle tickets 5/5.


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Low-impact recreational practices for wilderness and backcountry Download PDF EPUB FB2

For hiking parties, the most important low-impact practices are: Keep party size small (page 18). Avoid trips where and when soils are wet and muddy (page 20). Avoid off-trail travel unless prepared to use extra care (page 22). Avoid walking on closed trails an&or developing user-created trails (page 30).

Get this from a library. Low-impact recreational practices for wilderness and backcountry. [David N Cole; United States. Department of Agriculture.; Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah)].

As someone who works in the field of backcountry land management, I couldn't recommend this book more highly to both hikers and land managers alike.

Check out the companion book, Wilderness Ethics as well. Pete Ketcham, Green Mountain Club, Vermont/5(7). The first section describes common problems caused by recreational use of backcountry and factors that influence the magnitude of these problems.

Low-impact practices capable of substantially attenuating these problems are listed. The second section, the bulk of the report, describes each low-impact practice, using a standard by: Low-impact recreational practices for wilderness and backcountry.

Ogden, Utah: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, [] (OCoLC) 8 comments. One of the most important parts of hiking is camping. While walking on a hardened trail does little damage, the establishment of off-trail campsites can play a major destrutive roll in the the order of progression of “civilization” into our wilderness.

Managing wilderness recreation use: Common problems and potential solutions ; and Cole (b), Low-impact recreational practices for wilderness and backcountry. While our work has expanded the management topic beyond wilderness to include all types of recreation settings and areas, we think our major contribution may be providing a.

Recreation Impacts and Management in Wilderness: A State-of-Knowledge Review discussion of wilderness recreational use and user trends is. when backcountry and wilderness visitor use in the.

Take a look at these short clips to learn - or review - simple ways (based on the principles of Leave No Trace) to lessen your impact on the wild places where we love to recreate. Think you have your skills dialed. Register for the Test your Low Impact Recreation Skills eLearning Course to take a quiz on the skills shown in these videos and earn your Low Impact Recreation Badge.

Low-impact recreational practices for wilderness and backcountry / David N. : David N. Cole. backcountry (Cole and Dalle-Molle ), Wilderness campsite selection: What should users be told (Cole and Benedict ), and Low-impact recreational practices for wilderness and backcountry (Cole ).

Development of a National Program A lack of national leadership, funding, and training had limited the effectiveness of early minimum. Cole, David N.: Low-impact recreational practices for wilderness and backcountry / (Ogden, Utah: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, []), also by Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah) (page images at HathiTrust).

Ewert and Shultis [57] introduced a model of technological impacts specific to backcountry recreation, with a broader application to outdoor recreation in general. Their model pointed to five. Factors that limit compliance with low-impact recommendations.

In: Cole, David N., Stephen F. McCool, William T. Borrie, and Jennifer O’Loughlin, comps. Wilderness science in a time of change conference--Volume 4: Wilderness visitors, experiences, and visitor management. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Managing Wilderness Recreation Use: Common Problems and Potential Solutions.

General Technical Report INT U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. Intermountain Research Station.

Ogden, UT Cole, David N. Low-impact Recreational Practices for Wilderness and Backcountry. General Technical Report INT Figure 1 – Burying it in dumps was originally considered the low-impact way to deal with trash in the backcountry.

However, as backcountry travel increased in popularity, trash in the backcountry became a huge problem requiring changes in behavior. By the late s. Leave No Trace practices: Behaviors and preferences of wilderness visitors regarding use of cookstoves and camping away from lakes.

In Wilderness Science in a Time of Change Conference – Volume 5: Wilderness Ecosystems, Threats, and Management, May 23–27,Missoula, MT, comp. Cole, S. McCool, W. Borrie, and J. O’Loughlin. Backcountry Stories. Stories from real people who are blending the outdoors with the everyday, the latest information about gear we love, advice to get you into a new activity or take your passion to the next level, and trip reports to help you plan your next adventure.

Wilderness Systems Tsunami Kayak - $1, 1 1 out of 5. Ashley Denton’s book on Christian outdoor leadership is the first of its ian Outdoor Leadership: Theology, Theory, and Practice offers a relevant and innovative approach to leadership development, evangelism, discipleship, and spiritual formation through outdoor adventure/5(40).

From preserving wilderness to cleaning up after your dog at the local park, a new book outlines the principles and low-impact practices of Leave No Trace, a decades-old education program that guides outdoor recreation nationwide.

Minimal-Impact Camping and Hiking: Go Gently Into That Good Land. To preserve America’s wilderness, it is important for campers and hikers to avoid disturbing the land and the wildlife.

Following these practices for low-impact hiking, campsite selection, and waste disposal is a good place to start.LeaveNo!TraceResearchBibliography!!! PlanAheadandPrepare!! Cole,!DavidN.!!Low$impact+recreational+practices+for+wilderness+and+ backcountry.!USDAForest!Service.Backpacking How to Plan and Outfit a Trip Posted by Ryan Potts [email protected] We are all drawn to the open trail, our gear on our back and map in hand, searching for some solitude next to a campfire far beyond the lights of the city.