Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Mountain bikers make good conservationists

    The Salmon Idaho Mountain Bike Association (SIMBA) is a local club that promotes multi-use trail recreation throughout Idaho. With the drive to protect the Boulder-White Clouds from mining and other landscape alterations, SIMBA supports the movement for “monument” designation.
    Many mountain bike enthusiasts enjoy the backcountry opportunities that the Boulder-White Clouds provide.  Being able to bike to alpine lakes with fishing gear is a unique opportunity. Keeping mountain biking open in this area helps promote non-motorized recreation and creates support for the “monument” drive. Mountain bikers are some of the best conservationists in the nation. We enjoy and understand the need for pristine places.
    Thank you for all the hard work to push for “monument” designation in the Boulder-White Clouds.
Marc Landblom
Secretary of Trails,  SIMBA

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