The SNIRT run attracts people who take to the countryside knowing they will get dirty, face iffy spring weather and be inconvnienced is many ways. Yet people go and enjoy their day of roughing it on their four wheelers because that's what they want to do.
Every year I read stories about how government has to regulate it, massage it, fester over it and in some instances get rid of it.
It seems to be one of those events that exists in spite of government.
Lewis County has a small industry in outdoors activities and should embrace it all by leaving it alone.
People participate in these type of things to get away from modern life. They don't want more fees, roadblocks, tickets or permits.
People talk about this event the way the do Christmas. Just let them enjoy their day outdoors.