Tradeoffs Among Resource , Social , and Managerial Conditions on Mountain Summits of the Northern Forest

@inproceedings{Riper2012TradeoffsAR,
  title={Tradeoffs Among Resource , Social , and Managerial Conditions on Mountain Summits of the Northern Forest},
  author={Carena J. van Riper and Robert E. Manning and Park},
  year={2012}
}
This research examined the relative importance of indicators and standards of quality at three mountain summits in the Northern Forest. The three summits ranged from low to high levels of use, development, and management. Computer-generated photographs were used to present a range of resource, social, and managerial conditions in a stated choice survey. Results suggest that visitors prefer minimal resource impact, few other people, and low intensity management. However, when faced with… CONTINUE READING