Utah’s senators introduce bill that would make it easier to mountain bike in Wilderness Areas

By Stephen Frothingham

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Utah’s Sens. Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch are supporting a bill that would allow local land managers to decide whether to allow and how to manage mountain biking in federally designated wilderness areas, something that some mountain bikers have been advocating.

The Human-Powered Travel in Wilderness Areas Act, introduced by Lee, also would allow the use of chainsaws and wheelbarrows for trail maintenance and construction in wilderness areas.

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