Travel and Camp on Durable Ground

A footstep means different things to a young tree and meadow grass, to blanket bog and fragile soil, to a gravelly river bank and forest moss. Trampling can cause soil erosion, vegetation loss and habitat destruction. In the outdoors travel and camp on durable surfaces: rock, gravel, dry grasses or snow. 

When travelling in popular areas always try and use existing trails and campsites. Always travel in single file in the middle of the trail even when wet or muddy. In more remote areas it is best to disperse when travelling to prevent the creation of new trails and campsites.

When camping aim to leave your campsite as you found it, if not better. Keep campsites small and discreet and protect water quality by camping at least 30m from lakes and streams.

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