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Take 5: Molly Mikita with Vertical Runner Breckenridge (1)

September 1, 2015 — 

It’s funny how moving to the Rockies can lead to a new love affair with sports.For most of her life, Molly Mikita was a competitive swimmer, born and raised in …

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Summit Scoreboard is your weekly roundup of local race results and events (2)

September 1, 2015 — 

RIFLE CREEK — SUMMIT HS BOY’S GOLFThe fourth tournament of the boy’s golf season, held Aug. 27 at Rifle Creek Golf Club. The Tigers varsity squad faced off against 10 …

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Summit shines at first cross country meet (3)

September 1, 2015 — 

EL JEBEL — The high school runners took out a week’s worth of frustrations on Aug. 29 at the annual Longhorn Stampede at Crown Mountain Park.After a week of early …

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Off The Hill: A snow junkie goes cliff diving at Radium Hot Springs (4)

August 31, 2015 — 

After more than a decade in Summit, I have almost entirely forgotten how to swim. For me, close to 150 days a year spent snowboarding equals a very short summer. …

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Vail-area fitness experts give simple tips that can lead to big change, minus the grind of a hardcore program (5)

August 31, 2015 — 

Exercise means suffering. There is nothing enjoyable about a diet. All too often, shifting toward a healthier lifestyle is synonymous with utter frustration. But, it doesn’t need to be. Striking …

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Discover the myriad health benefits of yoga, from weight loss to cross-training to plain-old good vibes (6)

August 31, 2015 — 

As the owner of a Vail Valley athletic club, exercise physiologist and cycling coach Rod Connolly sees all kinds of recreation enthusiasts, from weekend warriors to serious competitive athletes. There’s …

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Hike Summit: Argentine Pass Trail near Keystone (7)

August 30, 2015 — 

Dating back to 1869 as a transportation corridor, the Argentine Pass Trail is actually the remnant trace of a wagon toll road from Georgetown to mining camps on the western …

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Summit County sport photos from sand volleyball, kayaking and more in late August (8)

August 30, 2015 — 

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Summit County’s 3v3 basketball tournament kicks off (9)

August 30, 2015 — 

Here in Summit County, we are blessed with a plethora of outdoor activities to constantly choose from. Only problem is, sometimes sports less associated with the area, like basketball, tend …

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A glimpse at the world of hiking fundraisers across Summit County (10)

August 30, 2015 — 

I can’t imagine hiking as a blind man.To be honest, I can’t imagine hiking with a severe condition or handicap of any sort, whether that’s blindness, hemophilia, multiple sclerosis, an …

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Racing in the Rockies Barrel racing series wrapping up for the summer (11)

August 30, 2015 — 

Racing in the Rockies’ Summer Barrel Series is coming to an end, with its second-to-last race weekend on Aug. 29-30 at the Mesa County Fairgrounds, located at 2785 Highway 50 …

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Life on Two Wheels: Andrew Dunlap and the allure of Andorra (12)

August 29, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: For countless Summit County residents, a bicycle is more than a machine — it’s a lifestyle. Every week during the summer, we’ll ask our most adventurous residents, “Where …

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An end-of-summer gear guide to sleeping bags, solar lanterns, packrafts and base layers (13)

August 29, 2015 — 

The start of September is bittersweet for summer folk.Across Summit County and other mountain towns, the evenings and mornings are already chilly — watch for the first frost in just …

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A mid-summer powder day at the Frisco Rowing Center (14)

August 28, 2015 — 

There’s something inherently calm and serene about rowing.On a clear, blessedly warm morning in early August, I ventured to the Frisco Rowing Center on Lake Dillon for an introductory session …

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Summit County Bike Guide: Barney Flow (video) (15)

August 28, 2015 — 

SUMMIT COUNTY — Barney Flow (not to be confused with Barney Ford) is a relatively new skills track near downtown Breckenridge. It’s smack-dab in the middle of the Monstone neighborhood, …

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Tent Poles: Cow Creek South campground at Green Mountain Reservoir (16)

August 28, 2015 — 

If you want to get away from it all, but not really, head to Green Mountain Reservoir.Found about 23 miles north of Silverthorne, the reservoir is home to six campgrounds …

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Rimfire Challenge sharpshooting tourney comes to Summit County Shooting Range on Aug. 29 (17)

August 28, 2015 — 

Hey Summit sharpshooters, clean your barrels and sight your scopes — it’s time for the Rimfire Challenge.The annual late-summer rifle tournament returns to the Summit County Shooting Range for its …

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Colorado high school mountain bike season debuts in Frisco Aug. 29-30 (18)

August 27, 2015 — 

You could say the Tigers mountain bike team has an unfair advantage heading into the first race of the high school season.The statewide series makes its 2015 debut Aug. 29-30 …

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Summit Count Bike Guide: Carter Park trail system (19)

August 27, 2015 — 

SUMMIT COUNTY — Everyone knows the Carter Park switchbacks. Found just a few pedal strokes from downtown Breckenridge, the park is the gateway to a half-dozen singletrack routes through towering …

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High Gear: Shimano Deore XT components (20)

August 27, 2015 — 

Shifters and derailleurs have been the bane of my existence since I first sat on a mountain bike.To be fair, part of this is my fault. I either buy the …

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