How We Memorize the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace

You probably know that Leave No Trace is based on 7 Principles. Can you name them all? In the right order? Here's a little trick we use to help us memorize all seven principles in the right order. It's also a great way to teach your friends and students the seven principles as well.

Have Fun. Be Safe. Leave No Trace. Leave No Trace’s Alex Roberts and Emy Gelb are part of the 2017 Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer Program that provides free, mobile education to communities across the country. Proud partners of this program include Subaru of America, REI, Fjallraven, ENO, Deuter, Thule, Taxa Outdoors and SmartWool.

Published: February 15, 2017

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics


Leave No Trace is a national movement to protect the outdoors by teaching people how to enjoy it responsibly.