Squirrels and deer are adorable. Bears and buffalos are majestic and make for great photos. But, no matter how cute or cool the animal is, feeding or interacting with animals can have a negative impact on the animals themselves and can result in loss of human life.
Not sure you into camping or backpacking? Renting gear may be the way to go. Basecamp is a local business that can get you outfitted for car camping or backpacking.
Following basic etiquette while outside, especially camping, can help make the experience enjoyable for everyone. Keep in mind that things like loud music may take away the enjoyment from other around you.
Leave No Trace
Showing up to a campsite and seeing garbage is a real bummer. Being good stewards of the land we recreate on is essential for continued access to public lands. Please practice Leave No Trace.
Search and Rescue usually is compromised of volunteers. These are the people that rescue us when things go wrong. Definitely show them love whenever possible.