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    Rails with trails

    The Rails to Trails Conservancy says that trails can be built next to active rail lines.

  • Book Reviews

    Great Basin Adventures

    Several Great Basin trips are available.

  • News

    Glacially slow sewage study angers tourists

    Several back-country chalets close at Glacier National Park due to sewage problems.

  • News

    County says Hell, No

    County residents say "no' to a proposal to make Hells Canyon a national park .

  • Book Reviews

    Dune the Right Thing in Oregon

    ORVs may be banned from Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.

  • Book Reviews

    Not another Yellowstone

    A study suggests that granting Hells Canyon national park status would boost the local economy.

  • Book Reviews

    Jackson mountain biking

    Jackson Hole publishes a mountain biking map to attract tourists.

  • News

    Helicopters may invade Zion park

    A helicopter company thwarts opposition by relocating in a neighboring county.

  • News

    When ski areas fail, taxpayers clean up

    Costly reclamation work on several defunct ski areas suggests that the Forest Service is too lax with applicants.

  • News

    Medicine Wheel remains unprotected

    The Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark suffers from too many tourists.

  • Book Reviews

    Exploring the Great Basin

    Several books on the Great Basin are reviewed: "Hiking the Great Basin' by John Hart; "The Hiker's Guide to Nevada' by Bruce Grubbs and "Nevada Mountain Ranges' by George Wuerthner.

  • News

    Will Zion, the movie, hurt Zion, the park?

    An Imax theater will soon stand at the entrance to Zion National Park.

  • Book Reviews

    Speak to Capitol Reef

    Comments are sought on the management of Capitol Reef National Park.

  • Book Reviews

    Biking beyond Boise

    'Mountain Biking in Southwest Idaho' by Stephen Steubner and Stephen Phipps is reviewed.

  • News

    Burnout on the slopes

    A Colorado ski instructor is suspended after poking a skier with a pole during an argument.

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