Closing roads

Joseph Zorzin redoak at forestmeister.com
Wed Apr 22 13:40:57 EST 1998


Larry Stamm wrote:
> 
> On 20 Apr 1998 04:16:55 GMT, jimifrommi at aol.com (JimiFromMI) wrote:
> 
> >In article <3538373d.5367655 at news.cancom.net>, larryst at vis.bc.ca (Larry Stamm)
> >writes:
> >
> >> Banning
> >>snowmobiling in caribou wintering areas is not politically expedient;
> >>removing
> >>and recontouring roads is.
> >>--
> >>Larry Stamm
> >
> >uh, unless you slide some of the big trees in the "former roads" there still
> >exists the snowmobile "trail".  no ban?
> 
> The process of recontouring the roadbed usually leaves lots of large debris on
> the surface of the new slope, which together with the steepness of the sidehill
> discourages all but the most determined sledders.  This method would not be an
> effective snowmobile deterrent in gentle slopes or open ground.

How about land mines? (just joking)

JZ



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