Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Support for plowing trail


I am responding to Mr. Dreyer's letter in last Friday's (March 30) paper that was very negatively written towards one of the Blaine County Recreation District trail managers.

I was part of a team of people who created the Blaine County Recreation District, and developed the trail systems from one end of this valley to the other. I will tell you the Eric Rector is one of the most highly skilled and respected trail managers anywhere in the United States.

The plowing of the Wood River Trail is very simple. When the snow is low on this free trail system, it is time to stop. The treads on the grooming machines will start to tear up the pavement if we do not stop early enough.

The area is Nordic Town USA, and the Olympic skiers training here only use the Wood River Trail in the summer time for roller skiing ... not for over-the-snow skiing.

The grooming and snow conditions on the remaining trail systems to the North are all excellent and will continue to be until the final grooming stops on Easter weekend.

To the majority of trail users who support the trails with their annual trail passes, the system is spectacular. The free-use Wood River Trail is a completely different type of trail.

We are all very lucky to have one of the very finest trail systems anywhere!

Bob Rosso

Hailey




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