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Respect Wildlife Closures and Use Proper Etiquette

During this unprecedented time of the coronavirus pandemic, we are all trying to find connections that make us happy such as Zoom meetings with friends and family, Netflix, and many home projects. One outlet that we are fortunate to have in beautiful Eagle County is access to trails and public lands.  With ski resorts being closed

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Fat Biking Options in the Vail Valley

Fat biking is a great way to get out and pedal during the winter.  It can definitely be challenging, sometimes cold & wet, and sometimes you might not have the best trail conditions.  But the more you do it, the better you get at mitigating all of these and have one heck of a time

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Minturn bike park campaign exceeds goal

Money has poured in from all corners of the valley to support a new bike park in Minturn.  Vail Valley residents, businesses and nonprofits have raised about $40,000 toward the effort in the past few weeks.  “The support has been unbelievable,” said Ernest Saeger, executive director of the Vail Valley Mountain Trails Alliance, which is

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Minturn bike park campaign kicks off Thursday

Local trail advocates have built many miles of new singletrack in the last 10 years.  Now they have a new vision: A bike park filled with trails, jumps, a pump track and a race course where riders of all abilities and families can gather — a new kind of recreational amenity for the upper valley.

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Everkrisp Trail opening: ‘Our community coming together’

Trail advocates had a simple idea — build a singletrack from Minturn to EagleVail, adding a key piece to the valley’s trail network.  It ended up being not so simple.  The Everkrisp Trail took 3,000 hours of work, with a mini-excavator leading the way and volunteers following with pick mattocks, Pulaski axes, McLeod rakes and

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Mayville: Let’s talk about Berlaimont

District Ranger, Eagle-Holy Cross White River National Forest, Aaron Mayville writes a very informative opinion article in the Vail Daily regarding the opening of the Everkrisp Trail and his take on the Berlaimont Estates Project seen through the Forest Service’s eyes. https://www.vaildaily.com/opinion/mayville-lets-talk-about-berlaimont/

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