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Why Does Geotagging Matter?

2021-01-26T08:57:38-05:00

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics has five recommendations for responsible social media practices in the backcountry. The first—Think Before you Geotag—addresses a seemingly harmless aspect of social media: tagging where your photo was taken on a map. Of all things social media, why did Leave No Trace READ MORE

How You Can Use Social Media to Both Promote and Protect the Adirondacks

2021-01-26T08:57:45-05:00

One of the most complex aspects of high use in the Adirondacks is the role that social media plays in over-promoting specific areas. It is generally accepted that, to a degree, social media has disproportionately directed hikers towards particular parts of the High Peaks, as well as the region as READ MORE