Travel in a single file line in the middle of the trail, walking right through puddles and mud.
Spread out as much as possible with only a few people on the trail to prevent any damage to the wet trail.
Stay in a single file line except to avoid puddles in mud, which you should go around to prevent the holes in the trail from getting worse.
Minimize Campfire Impacts
Reuse, Reduce, Recycle
Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Take as many goats as you can to "spread the load".
Take as few goats as necessary, being careful not to load any goat beyond his capabilty.
Zero feet, the stream is beautiful, why not enjoy it?
Don't make a campfire, use a lightweight stove instead.
Use established fire rings.
Make the fire small, using sticks no bigger than you can break by hand.
Scatter cool ashes once the fire is completely extinguished.
Burn all trash completely in a fire.
Scatter waste so as not to create a "dumping ground".
Minize what produces the waste and pack out all of your trash.
Dig a hole and bury the waste deep enough that it will decompose over time.
Dump any extra food in the fire and burn it completely.
Strain extra food and place in a pack-out trash bag.
Scatter dirty dishwater at least 200 feet from camp.
Scatter left over food to help feed wildlife.
Go in a stream to "disperse" the waste.
Dig a 6-8" cat-hole at least 200' away from water sources and cover the waste when done.
Dig a latrine to be shared by all campers.
Do as the animals do, go when and where the urge strikes, leaving the waste on top of the ground surface.
They make it easier to put up the highline.
They allow you to more safely use much smaller trees.
They reduce the friction scars and impacts caused by rope wrapped directly around a tree.
Pack it safely in a towel or clothing for delivery to the nearest Museum.
Pick it up to examine it, take photos, and then place back carefully where you found it.
Leave it where it is and observe without disturbing.
Cover it up with sticks and leaves to ensure that nobody else tampers with it.
Spread tents to minimize impact.
Locate the kitchen close to a source of water.
Stay no more than two nights in the same area.
Wear soft shoes in camp.
Kill it, there's no such thing as a beautiful caterpillar.
Pick it up and place it on your friend's back.
Pick it up and share it with others so that they may too enjoy it's beauty.
Respect it by leaving it alone and only observing from a distance.