Vail Resorts, snowmobilers weigh in on wilderness bill announcement

29th August, 2014 by

By Alli Langley

EAGLE COUNTY — When U.S. Rep. Jared Polis announced his new wilderness expansion bill in Breckenridge on Sunday with a handful of local partners, some interested parties were not present, including a Vail Resorts representative and a member of the motorized sports community. Polis’ bill would designate about 40,000 acres of new wilderness in Summit and Eagle counties and more than 10,000 acres of recreation management areas in Summit, mostly along the Tenmile Range near Breckenridge and Frisco as well as the Porcupine Gulch area near Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. Advocates say the plan would provide much-needed protections to mid-elevation …

Source: Vail Daily Feed



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