By Liz Wood 

Forest Service sets minimum snow depth for snowmobiles


In November, the Medicine Bow National Forest Service announced that minor modifications were made to their winter travel Special Order. The Order sets a minimum snow depth of approximately 12 inches before over snow vehicles (OSV) are allowed off of designated routes.

The adjustment was effective Nov. 16.

In a press release from the the Medicine-Bow Route National Forests and Thunder Gasin National Grassland, Forest Supervisor Phill Cruz said “After further assessment and based on substantive feedback we’ve recently received, it was apparent that some portions of this Order needed clar...

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