Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association
Crested Butte’s new camping rules are restoring resources and producing few complaints — so far
The half-finished system of officially designated campsites seems to be working to reduce damage to vegetation and waterways without leaving would-be campers without a spot to pitch a tent.
Crested Butte ending free-for-all camping bacchanal with designated sites, plans for reservations
After a surge in backcountry camping last summer, community groups join the Forest Service in designating as many as 211 formal campsites in six drainages that spill into the East River Valley.
Electric-powered bikes are now allowed on BLM and National Park trails — and not everyone is happy about it
The new rule issued by Interior Secretary aims to ease management and clarify conflicting rules by allowing e-bikes access to all bike trails. But trailbuilding and wilderness groups lament the lack of public involvement in the decision.