Exhange: Trail etiquette hinges on a sharing of space
August 16, 2020
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — It wasn't a summit meeting, per se. Nor was it held on a summit. Rather, it took place on a prime stretch of forest land near Flagstaff that officials and a broad coalition of user advocates were looking to develop into another trail.
At that years-ago Forest Service conclave, Anthony Quintile, board member with the Flagstaff Biking Organization, had an exchange that has stuck with him all this time. An advocate for equestrians told Quintile about an incident in which his wife was riding on singletrack when a troika of mountain bikers overtook her. Her horse spooke...