Utah is officially petitioning the Forest Service to roll back protections on its National Forests, which would eliminate protections for nearly 80% of currently protected backcountry skiing, more than half of currently protected climbing, 79% of the state’s currently protected paddling, and 79% of the state’s currently protected hiking and mountain biking.Read More
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We need your help to understand the economic impact of outdoor recreation on Montana and Colorado National Forests.Read More
Hold on to your hats, Outdoor Alliance shares its comments on the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forest scoping documents!Read More
The Custer Gallatin National Forest in Montana is undergoing Forest Planning, which means critical opportunities for the public to weigh in on how these landscapes should be managed. You can make a difference to protect and improve the activities you love on the forest, including mountain biking, backcountry sking, hiking, climbing, and paddling.Read More
If you wanted to build a bridge or develop some new single-track on National Forests, a law called the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) would make sure that land managers evaluated the environmental impact of these changes and offered the public a chance to participate in the decision making process.Read More