Trail Sustainability Tips for the San Juan Mountains 


With the change of seasons approaching, fall hiking and trail running is just around the corner, bringing more outdoor enthusiasts to the trails. Finding solace in nature is a one-of-a-kind experience that many enjoy; however, it is not without a cost. Trails like those in the San Juan Mountains are quite literally being loved to death.  






SJMA and Altra loving the San Juans Sustainably

Sustainable recreation in the San Juans

With more foot traffic now than in previous years, the San Juan Mountain Association Forest Ambassador program calls attention to the seven Leave No Trace principles. Altra Elite Athlete Kyle Curtin and San Juan Forest Ambassador Teal Lehto talk about how to practice trail and public land sustainability in one of our most popular mountain ranges. 


Watch the video below for a deeper look into the project's mission and visit the San Juan Mountain Association's website to find out how you can get involved.