Leave No Trace: The LCT

The Lost Coast Trail is a beautiful stretch of undeveloped coastline in Northern California. It is a place that all of us who reside here are proud to call home. Unfortunately peak season of the trail results in many people practicing careless or nonexistent Leave No Trace.

If you are visiting the Lost Coast please take the time to learn and prepare so that everyone can continue to enjoy this beautiful place…

 

The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace provide an easily understood framework of minimum impact practices for anyone visiting the outdoors. Although Leave No Trace has its roots in backcountry settings, the Principles have been adapted so that they can be applied anywhere — from remote wilderness areas, to local parks and even in your own backyard. They also apply to almost every recreational activity. Each Principle covers a specific topic and provides detailed information for minimizing impacts.

The Seven Principles are well established and widely known, but they are not static. The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics continually examines, evaluates and reshapes the Principles. The Center’s Education Department conducts research — including publishing scholarly articles in independent journals — to ensure that the Principles are up to date with the latest insights from biologists, land managers and other leaders in outdoor education.

 

The 7 Principles

Covid-19 Updates

Lost Coast is working around the clock to stay up to date with COVID restrictions. Protocols are implemented to make sure everything is clean and sanitized for our passengers before and after shuttle use. Masks must be worn at all times and temperatures are checked before anyone is shuttled. Even though we are pre-screening everyone and taking all precautions we still cannot guarantee you that you will not get sick while using our services. By booking a shuttle with us you are shuttling at your own risk. Lost Coast is not liable. We will continue to do everything in our power to shuttle everyone safely so that we can continue to operate.