In the White Clouds mountains of the Sawtooth recreation area near Sun Valley ID, the Castle Divide trail is one of the great mountain bike epics anywhere. Congress recently designated the area as wilderness, making it off limits to bikes. Here’s WHAT WE LOST.
While this legislation was passed at the end of the summer, we should never forget the sting of this loss–and the trails that we continue to lose access to, due to the misguided interpretation of the Wilderness Act. For more information on the fight to open some Wilderness trails to mountain biking, read this article, and consider supporting the Sustainable Trails Coalition.