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Skiers, snowmobiles to face off in court

Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 12:00 am

BOISE - Early-season snow just dusts the peaks above Idaho's capital, but a courtroom battle down in the valley could have a big impact on who gets to ride where on the accumulating white powder.

A backcountry skier advocacy group, the Idaho-based Winter Wildlands Alliance, will ask a federal judge today to force the U.S. Forest Service to create plans for snowmobiles limiting their travel on public land - a decision that would apply national forests all over the country.

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