Forest Service reviews rules for snowmobiles

2nd August, 2014 by

By Melanie Wong

VAIL — Snowmobiling may not be the first sport on people’s minds right now, but it is a hot topic of discussion in many areas in the West this summer. The discussion centers around the U.S. Forest Service’s policy on winter travel management — specifically, where snowmobiles (or “over-snow vehicles”) can travel. Up until now, most national forests have had the policy of trails being open to both people and motorized vehicles unless they were designated closed. Now, following a decision by a judge in Idaho, the Forest Service will need to come up with a new policy that specifically …

Source: Vail Daily Feed



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