Santa Fe Reporter article on boarders lost in 'shed

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Santa Fe Reporter article on boarders lost in 'shed

Postby Bob » Fri Jan 25, 2008 11:30 am

The Santa Fe Reporter has an article on the events concerning the lost boarders and the SF backcountry skiing scene in general.
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Postby Matt » Sat Jan 26, 2008 9:25 pm

Thanks for putting this up Bob. I found this quote most enteratining:

The Forest Service seems to be less aware of the trend toward skiing the sidecountry.

“It’s OK to ski in the wilderness area, but I’m talking cross-country skiing,” Santa Fe Ranger District press officer Lawrence Lujan says. “[Backcountry skiing] is allowed, but it’s not encouraged. At this time last year, I was answering a media question for this exact same situation. People are going out where they’re not supposed to, and they wind up getting in trouble.”

The Forest Service plans to release a sheet of winter recreation tips in the next two weeks.



I don't know Mr. Lujan, but I think he's need to get in touch with the winter recreation base for his Ranger District.

Overall, not a bad piece.
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