Jul 03, 2018 News Headlines 0 comment

Still No Snowmobiles Allowed In Bitterroot Forest, But Bike Ban Needs Review, Judge Rules

Both sides declared victory in a federal lawsuit challenging the Bitterroot National Forest’s travel ban on bikes and motorized vehicles in remote areas. A ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Dana Christensen on Friday upheld most of the Forest Service’s plan to preserve the Blue Joint and Sapphire Wilderness Study Areas in the primitive conditions that existed in 1977.