LaDeekusGranny Gear

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...and that space to the south and west of BV has some great riding! I referred to a trail that hardly anybody uses, on foot or horseback. It's currently littered with windfall and un-maintained due to lack of resources and dis-use. If allowed access, the MTB community would certainly clean it up and maintain it.…
isawtman, I think you are incorrect that a blanket ban on all wilderness trails for non-motorized bikes, wheelchairs, etc is appropriate. I am an avid backpacker and daytripper and hold dear the peace and tranquility that wilderness offers. I just don't get how the presence of someone using a bike or wheelchair on an authorized…
California is 45.8% federally managed land. The Forest Service manages about half of that (National forests) or about 20.8MM acres. Of this land, about 15MM acres is wilderness! This is NOT a tiny tiny percentage.
Here is an example of where passage of HR 1349 makes total sense: Bear Valley is a small community in the Sierras, struggling for viability. There is an effort to develop a system of trails for mountain biking to make Bear Valley a summer "Destination" for bikers thus improving the community's chances for survival. Just…
LaDeekus   on Jun 12, 2015
added a review of The Ring
 

Its a bit short but fun. If you are into a little climbing go up the Mt. Reba jeep road...
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