You’ve no doubt seen the sentiment in headlines dozens of times: Instagram is killing a trail; Social media is ruining the outdoor experience; Parks are being loved to death. Anecdotal evidence is likely reinforcing that for you. You’ve...Show More Summary
Why Consider Synthetic Over Down? Anyone that enjoys spending time in the backcountry has heard and has hopefully followed the words, Leave No Trace (LNT). This motto suggests that you leave nothing but footsteps to preserve and enhance the experience for other hikers behind as you would have liked the hikers to do before you. Show More Summary
Times film critics Kenneth Turan and Justin Chang sat down to share their highlights from the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. KENNETH TURAN: Though it presents itself as a unified whole, Sundance is actually an unruly collection of individual feature films, some 110 this year, and everyone who comes,...
It’s almost impossible to believe that it’s been eight years since filmmaker Debra Granik debuted her powerful, atmospheric, four-time-Oscar-nominated Winter’s Bone at the Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Grand Jury Prize and launched the career of Jennifer Lawrence into the stratosphere. Show More Summary
With her first fiction feature since 'Winter's Bone,' writer-director Debra Granik creates another uncompromising vision of life on the margins
Seven years ago, Debra Granik shook the film world with “Winter’s Bone,” a film that premiered at Sundance, winning the Grand Jury Prize on its way to four Oscar nominations, including one for its instant star Jennifer Lawrence. Granik...Show More Summary
Leave No Trace, Debra Granik’s first fictional feature since Winter’s Bone, is a grim, contemplative, finally agonizing portrait of a traumatized vet, Will (Ben Foster), who can’t endure society, and his 13-year-old daughter, Thom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), who lives with him in the eight-square-mile Forest Park in the mountains west ... More »
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has acquired all international rights, excluding France to Leave No Trace, directed by Debra Granik whose film Winter's Bone garnered four Oscar® nominations. The announcement was made by SPWA's Joe Matukewicz, immediately following the film's world premiere on Saturday night. Show More Summary
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Everett Ruess and Barbara Newhall Follett were born in March 1914 at opposite ends of the U.S. Both followed distinctly unusual lives as they pursued a love of writing. And both disappeared in their 20s, leaving no trace of their whereabouts. Show More Summary
Sony Pictures is releasing a new trailer for “All the Money in the World” that leaves no traces of Kevin Spacey.
No matter whether payment of the public passenger transport ticket is made via a smartphone app or whether a prepaid card is used for the public swimming pool or a bonus card for the supermarket: Many people already open their "electronic purses" every day. Show More Summary
Trailblazer: Amanda Jameson Trailblazing Role: Writer and Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer Location: The Great Lakes to the Gulf I’m a Modern Hiker because: I talk about belonging, difference, race, and context both on trail and online. Show More Summary
Using a Leave No Trace trowel is one of the most responsible things you can do to preserve the backcountry for others to enjoy. While there’s nothing quite as satisfying as having a good bowel movement outdoors in the crisp morning air,...Show More Summary
On trail, we follow Leave No Trace practices every day. Since Katahdin, I've thought more about how these principles can apply to my off-trail life as well. The post Bringing Leave No Trace to Life Off-Trail appeared first on The Tr...
Packing a top-notch Leave No Trace trowel is one of the most responsible things you can do to preserve the backcountry for others to enjoy. While there’s nothing quite as satisfying as having a good bowel movement outdoors in the crisp morning air, surrounded by white-capped mountains and wild flowers, it’s important to leave no …
The second principle of Leave No Trace is, "travel and camp on durable surfaces." At the conceptual level, the idea is that travel over a weak surface does damage. And indeed, camping on a weak surface, or clearing an area for a camp, may create lasting damage... Show More Summary
Have you ever tried to use the cheap jack that comes with your car to change a flat tire? If it won’t raise you car high enough to get your tire off, try digging a hole under it with your LNT trowel. We were 3 miles from the US/Canada border on a backcountry gravel road …
We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about different techniques for climbing. We talk about mountain ethics, land management advocacy and Leave No Trace. Indeed, we have several leave no trace articles in the blog, including one...Show More Summary