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Breckenridge Bike Guide: Aspen Alley

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Fast facts Distance: 1.3 miles one way Rating: Moderate/advanced Time: 15 minutes Elevation: 9,876-10,376 feet (509 vertical feet) Type: singletrack, descent Season: mid-June to September Extensions: Boreas Pass Road Parking: Park at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena lot and hop on the free Boreas Pass loop bus. Ride the route for about 15 minutes until the bus reaches the Bluffs Condos stop. Pedal up Boreas Pass Road for about 1 mile to the trailhead. The trail ends at a small dirt lot about 0.25 miles east of the ice arena. Though short and sweet, this trail is one of...

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Iconic Leadville trail races canceled due to COVID-19

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Lake County commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday to cancel event permits through September for gatherings of more than 250 people because of COVID-19, causing the cancellation of an iconic series of trail races that have made Leadville an international destination for endurance athletes for decades. The Leadville Trail 100-mile race, dubbed “The Race Across the Sky,” put the former mining town on the map in the 1980s when it was in danger of becoming a ghost town. Its elevation ranges from 9,200 feet to 12,600 feet with more than 15,000 feet of climbing, making it a coveted event for the...

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Safely Hit the Slopes With These Top Rated Ski and Snowboard Helmets

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With fresh powder starting to cover the mountains, it’s time to upgrade your ski or snowboard equipment. The first piece of gear to get dialed-in? Your trusty helmet. Whether you’re new to skiing and snowboarding or you’re a hardened pro, a reliable helmet is always a must-have. Even if you’re confident on the slopes, other skiers and snowboarders can be a major hazard. Also, it’s a good idea to upgrade your helmet every couple years. Not only do helmets wear down and become less safe, but there are also some exciting advancements in helmet tech each year with new models...

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We can all agree that skateboarding is not the safest sport out there

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There could be scenarios where things may not go according to the plan, and you can tumble over and injure yourself. Therefore, it is essential to put on all the protective gear. One of such gear is a wrist guard that most of the skateboarders neglect. It can not only protect you from cuts when you tumble over, but it is also going to protect your wrists from getting twisted. Check out such top 10 best wrist guards for skateboarding below. Best Wrist Guards for Skateboarding: Buying Guide and Review Wrist Guards for Skateboarding – Our Top Picks Preview Product...

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Cycling with a view, huh?

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Fresh air, sunny spells, and stunning mountains. Our trip to Trentino, Northern Italy, was a wake-up call to all our senses. From tasty food and wine, that filled our bellies and souls to magnificent mountains, lakes, and rivers that enchanted our eyes. We were surprised by the number of cool things to do in Alpe Cimbra in the Summer, experiences that kept us busy for two days. Folagria, Lavarone, and Luserna are the three cities that form Alpe Cimbra, a region famous for Winter holidays. However, Alpe Cimbra is also a Summer paradise, a place where you can find culture,...

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