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Backcountry Hut Etiquette for Hunters and Trampers

While the ultimate, of course, is having a remote bivy (small hut) to just yourself and your mates, for some of the more accessible and bigger huts, there is a very good chance you are going to be sharing a hut with other trampers and hunters. As ambassadors for tramping, hunting, and just being nice human beings, there are some basic principles we should all be applying A lot of this comes down to one simple principle - consideration for others. Consideration for others is the simplest and best guide for co-inhabiting a hut. It is not a bad starting point for humanity either. This article puts forward some simple considerations and pointers for the next time you find yourself in a shared hut.

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Leave no trace

Leave no trace is one of the core tenants of responsible backcountry use. It’s a simple concept – leave the wilderness as you found it for the animals and the next people visiting to enjoy. (Leave No Trace, n.d.)

This concept is an overreaching idea but also provides a good guideline for hut use.


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