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Camp Ethics:
  • First thing is to always plan ahead and prepare thoroughly.
  • Be careful where you hike and camp, and be mindful of sensitive areas.
  • Use correct methods when its time to dispose of  your trash, fish guts, wash water, human and cooking waste.
  • Be considerate of other hikers, campers, and backpackers; also remember to be peaceful and quiet is always a nice.
  • When having a campfire think Indian fire and save some wood for next time.
  • Never feed, throw sharp rocks, or attemp to inflict harm to the wildlife unless left with no other option.
  • When in bear country always use bear proof food storage container.
  • Resist the temptation to bring home natural souvineers or ancient artifacts that you might run across while  on your journey.
  • Never wash anything including yourself in lakes, streams, or springs.
  • Leave only footprints take only pictures. 
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  • The Backpackers Pantry
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