Even with a smooth barked tree like a birch, I would find this very
hard to believe. If we follow this line then we'd have to ban using
bear bags for the same reason. Deer (and other like animals)
removing velvet from their antlers probably cause more damage than
any rope could.
Sent: Friday, November 04, 2005 6:17 AM
Subject: Re: [Scouter_T] Training for Leave No Trace
In a message dated 11/3/2005 4:24:33 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
Just a question - do not have the WEBELOS book, but how
does tying a tent to a tree violate leave no trace?
I'm sure it doesn't girdle or otherwise destroy the tree.
It can damage the bark of the tree.
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