Adventuring with purpose
The stage is set. The trails are waiting for us. What will you make of it?
What if our adventures not only sustained us, but also had a positive impact on the places we visit?
Through purposeful adventure, we're inviting you to add something extra, that gives back in simple but meaningful ways.
From challenging yourself to a new activity, to choosing to travel via public transport, to connecting with nature through mindfulness, there's heaps of ways to bring something different to your summer adventures that has a positive impact.
We want you to undertake hands-on action that gives back: to the places you visit, the people you meet, and to yourself too.
How will you leave a positive trace?
This is your ultimate summer destination, here to help you leave a positive trace on your adventures
Purposeful adventure is
We share this planet with billions of other people, and positivity is infectious. Your actions can leave ripples in the pond that drift far wider than you ever imagined.
A sense of place is a magical thing. It engenders a deeper feeling of belonging and as with many other things, the more we know about somewhere, the more we care about it.
Great things happen when we push ourselves a little beyond our comfort zone. An adventure is the perfect excuse to explore our capabilities and emotions whilst moving through nature.
Use our downloadable Purposeful Adventure Bingo Card to try some new ways to leave a positive trace on your adventures!
'I wanted to explore the idea that perhaps we can simultaneously reduce our environmental impact and find an even bigger adventure, if only we look a little further down the list of must-sees...'
My Purposeful Adventure: Run the Least Visited Wainwrights
By Elise Downing
see the full
adventure on komoot!
Planning your adventure with
Our partner komoot are here to power your adventures this summer.
Download the app and start planning your Purposeful Adventures now!
Want to use komoot but haven't the time to plan an adventure? We've got you covered!
We've invited partners, peers, ambassadors, athletes and friends to share their own routes on komoot.
From Purposeful Adventures they're undertaking this summer, to past adventures they always come back to, check out the collection and find out what's near you!
Be sure to record your own and tag 'Trash Free Trails', so we can add your Purposeful Adventures to the collection.
check out the line up!
Heaps of amazing individuals, brands, partners and more have already signed up to undertake Purposeful Adventures this summer!
Will you join them?
What does purposeful adventures mean to you?
inspiration for your adventures
Across the world, TrashMobbers are marking the Summer with amazing examples of Purposeful Adventures.
From the magic of everyday actions to epic explorations of all the world has to offer, we'll be sharing stories throughout the summer to inspire you to add a little purpose to your adventures.
We'll be sharing stories across our social media, blog and podcast (coming soon!) throughout the month.
Get out there. Make memories. Leave a positive trace.
check back here throughout the month for more inspiring stories!
Welcome to Trail Notes: your one-stop shop for adventure inspiration
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Sometimes the deeper details of inspiring adventures deserve a little more attention.
This why we've created this Limited Edition Podcast Series, Trail Notes, for your Summer of Purposeful Adventures.
From insightful conversations with runners, riders and roamers, to easy tips on how to leave a positive trace while you’re out exploring, to surefire ways we can connect with nature, this is the podcast to take with you on the trails, wherever you go.