What began as a nasty battle between Ranch Road homeowners and backcountry skiers (as yet unresolved) has become a full-blown master planning effort for the town of Mammoth Lakes.
"It's a novel thing for Mammoth to actually plan something!" Mammoth Mountain Chief Executive Rusty Gregory said to the LA Times.
Meanwhile, second-home owners at various points of access to the Forest have begun to fear the worst—shouting at sled-toting children from their decks, and outfitting old-growth fir trees with store-bought "No Trespassing" signs...
Dean Kuipers for the LA Times.
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