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    Jackson mountain biking

    Jackson Hole publishes a mountain biking map to attract tourists.

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    Helicopters may invade Zion park

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

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    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.

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    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.

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

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

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    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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    Park ecosystems are slipping away

    An Interior Department audit finds that natural resources suffer as money goes to visitor-oriented programs in national parks.

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    Chaco Park to be (lightly) roaded

    A new access road is proposed in Chaco National Historical Park.

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    Just looking = $$

    An Arizona report shows wildlife brings tourist dollars.

  • Book Reviews

    Free to ski

    The Backcountry Ski Alliance wants non-motorized areas designated on Colorado public lands.

  • News

    Two underground resources clash in New Mexico

    Oil and gas exploration threatens a pristine cave system.

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    Yosemite the `model'

    A new Yosemite concessionaire bids high to take over commercial business in the park.

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