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Uniting the Outdoor Community for Sustainable Trails: Trash Free Trails' State of Our Trails Summit

We are proud to announce the return of the Third Annual State of Our Trails Summit, a unique conference dedicated to the future of sustainable trails. This event will take place at the renowned Plas y Brenin National Outdoor Centre, nestled in the heart of Eryri National Park (Snowdonia). With inspiring lectures, thrilling outdoor adventures, and dynamic discussions, the summit aims to bring together trail enthusiasts, organisations, and experts to collaborate on protecting the trails and wild places we cherish.

Exploring the State of Our Trails Summit

Rooted in our innovative research program, the State of Our Trails Summit serves as an annual gathering for businesses, charities, non-profits, policymakers, activists, researchers, and practitioners associated with recreational trails. The summit provides a platform for the best minds and brightest sparks in trail conservation to share their work, present future initiatives, and foster collaboration to safeguard our beloved outdoor environments.

So what is our role and alliances?

Our 3rd Annual Summit will showcase our ongoing research and recent activities as members of the UN Global Plastics Treaty. Additionally, the event will facilitate collaborative efforts to establish tangible actions supporting cross-industry alliances. By bringing together trail enthusiasts from diverse backgrounds, we aim to catalyse positive change and inspire collective responsibility for the protection of our trails.

Expect an unforgettable experience

The Summit kicks off with a Guided Purposeful Adventure led by world-renowned outdoor leaders from Plas y Brenin, offering attendees an immersive outdoor experience. The program continues with energising lectures, hands-on collaborative workshops, and ground-breaking keynotes, encouraging thought-provoking discussions. Participants will conclude each day with networking opportunities and celebratory drinks. Plas y Brenin's reputation as a leading outdoor instruction organisation ensures a memorable experience that combines learning, adventure, and camaraderie.

Why Plas Y Brenin?

Located within the stunning Eryri National Park, Plas y Brenin is the perfect venue for the State of Our Trails Summit. As a top outdoor community destination, Plas y Brenin has a long-standing commitment to outdoor education and inspiring people to embrace outdoor activities. Their courses, adventures, and training programs equip individuals with the skills and passion to engage with the outdoors responsibly. Choosing Plas y Brenin as the summit venue reinforces the shared values and the dedication to preserving our trails for future generations.

With all that said…

The State of Our Trails Summit 2023 at Plas y Brenin promises to be an exceptional gathering of trail enthusiasts, organisations, and experts, united in their commitment to sustainable trails. By collaborating, sharing knowledge, and embracing new ideas, we can build a future where our trails remain pristine and thriving.

For more information, FAQ’s and tickets to join us, head to Eventbrite!


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