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By Parker Heinlein
Outdoors columnist 

Don't give up because of old grandpa

 


I recently heard state representative Kerry White (R-Bozeman) speak out against a Forest Service proposal which would prohibit development in the Crazy Mountains.

White, executive director of the advocacy group Citizens for Balanced Use, is a proponent of motorized travel.

Without it, he argues, how could grandparents show their grandchildren the wilderness? It’s just not fair if everyone can’t drive there.

It’s an old argument used by folks who don’t understand the concept of wilderness.

Wilderness isn’t like a public restroom that provides access to everyone, regardless of age o...



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