No End in Sight: Tahoe’s Battle Over Downhill Mountain Biking


The U.S. Forest Service and downhill mountain bikers have waged battle on the mountains surrounding Lake Tahoe for over a decade. The downhillers and the Forest Service are at odds over illegal mountain bike trails. Despite years of effort, thousands of dollars in fundraising and extensive work on Tahoe’s legal trail system, the two groups are nowhere near a resolution.