Trail Damage Caused by Irresponsible Mountain Bikers
McCree, Keith and Barbrahttp://www.efn.org/~k_mccree/MtBikes.html
Publisher: Hiking Trails and Wildflowers
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX10452
The damage caused by each mountain biker is much greater than that caused by a hiker, firstly because of the extra weight of the bike, and secondly because the soil is impacted continuously along the trail, while a hiker's feet hit the soil only at intervals.