Illegal Sledding On The Rise Near Berthoud Pass
BERTHOUD, Colo. (CBS4) – The United States Forest Service says it is seeing an increase in illegal sledding in the Berthoud Pass area.
Sledding and tubing have been banned there since 2005 because of a large number of accidents.
The forest service says violations have increased lately because of recent snowfall.
People caught violating the law could be fined $5,000.
Clear Creek District officials asked sledders and tubers to stick to safer, approved areas for the activity. Free approved sledding areas include the Grand Lake Nordic Center in Grand Lake; Carter Park in Breckenridge; the Town of Winter Park Sledding Hill; and Rainbow Park in Silverthorne.
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