Barker: Elephant's Perch owner explains how to resolve trail conflicts (w/video)

rbarker@idahostatesman.comMarch 25, 2014 

Bob Rosso, owner of the Elephant's Perch sports shop in Ketchum, tells how Nordic skiers and snowmobiles can share the same landscape - offering a model for resolving all kinds of conflicts.


I'm working on a story for this weekend about how Blaine County residents view the Boulder-White Clouds National Monument proposal, a project we are partnering up with our friends at Idaho Public Television for.

But we split up one day and I interviewed Elephant's Perch owner Bob Rosso about resolving recreation conflicts. What he says about how snowmobile and ski conflicts were reconciled in the Boulder Mountains could be used in the larger economic and cultural discussions about the future of the Salmon River country.

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