Recreation conflict and management options in the Vail Pass Winter Recreation Area, Colorado, USA
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This multi-part thesis focused on the underlying drivers of recreation conflict among winter recreationists in the Vail Pass Winter Recreation Area (VPWRA) in central Colorado. Data for the first manuscript were obtained from surveys collected in 2003 (n = 224, response rate = 93%) and again in 2014 (n = 242, response rate 89%) from randomly selected VPWRA non-motorized and motorized recreationists. A cluster analysis revealed significant changes in reported conflict over more than 10 years of recreation zoning at the VPWRA. Overall, the management system was effective at reducing, but not ...