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Bob Seto dominates Vail Resorts’ Epic Mix race this year (1)

May 25, 2015 — 

Bob Seto lives a life of passion and fanaticism. So, it’s no suprise that Seto was the winner of this year’s Vail Resorts Epic Mix race. Epic Mix is a …

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Summit County campsites in White River National Forest open for Memorial Day (2)

May 22, 2015 — 

For outdoor junkies, camping on Memorial Day is a rite of passage.Then again, so is starting a fire or pitching a tent in the pouring rain, and just about everyone …

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Grand Junction’s Savvy Cycles debuts wooden mountain & fat bikes (3)

May 21, 2015 — 

Mike Mahoney of Grand Junction has constructed skateboards for years. As the founder/owner of Honey Skateboards, he handcrafted wooden longboards that have been sought after across the nation. Now Mahoney …

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Chinese National Mogul ski team trains at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area (4)

May 18, 2015 — 

The Chinese National Mogul Ski team has found a new home away from home this spring. Since the beginning of April, the team has been using Arapahoe Basin Ski Area …

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Breckenridge hosts open house on May 18 for info on local trails and sustainability efforts (5)

May 16, 2015 — 

One of these days, spring will decide to show its true colors and scare off the latest bout of mid-May snowstorms. When it does, the Breck trails division wants residents …

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Social Summit: Arapahoe Basin avalanche rescue dog Max trains in May snow (6)

May 16, 2015 — 

It was snowing on and off throughout the day at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area on Friday, bringing winter back to keep the ski season going in Summit County. Avalanche rescue …

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area chefs aims to do more than lard skiers with calories (7)

May 15, 2015 — 

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area may not be the biggest or most well-known ski area, but what the mountain lacks in pizzazz, it more than makes up for in authenticity and …

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Eagle Outside Festival brings mountain biking and trail running to Eagle May 15-17 (8)

May 15, 2015 — 

Ladies and gentlemen, summer has arrived.This weekend, the Eagle Outside Festival descends on the town of Eagle for three full days of racing, clinics, demos and free concerts.The Friday events …

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The River Course at Keystone open for the season; Keystone Ranch follows soon (9)

May 14, 2015 — 

Golfers will get a chance to break out their clubs Friday, May 15, as the River Course at Keystone opens with 18 holes of play. The par-71, Hurdzan Fry-designed course …

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Fear not, aspiring Summit County fly fishers (10)

May 12, 2015 — 

Fly-fishing is a sport of tranquility. The feeling of tossing a line while standing waist deep in a babbling brook is indescribable. “It makes me stop, slow down, become aware …

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Aging skiers bring new demands for sports medicine (11)

May 9, 2015 — 

VAIL, Colo. — A few years ago, the National Ski Areas Association released numbers confirming the existence of something that many here have enjoyed contributing: an aging skier population. The …

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Summit Daily reader photos: In their natural habitat (12)

May 9, 2015 — 

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High Gear: Ruffwear’s Mt. Bachelor Pad and Dirtbag Seat Cover (13)

May 9, 2015 — 

Mud season can be a tough time to own a dog in Summit County. Hiking means either post-holing through corn snow or looking for trails that have dried out enough …

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April showers bring spring powder (14)

May 8, 2015 — 

April showers have most people thinking about May’s flowers — or maybe their bike or kayak — but don’t jump the gun, it is also one of the best times …

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Parks and Wildlife hosts outdoor recreation seminar in Keystone (15)

May 6, 2015 — 

This week in Keystone, river rafting guides, hunters, anglers, horseback riders, environmental educators, agrotourism representatives and government agencies will come together to talk about how to improve outdoor recreation in …

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Loyalty defines Loveland Ski Area on closing day (16)

May 5, 2015 — 

Fickle weather, goofy on-hill antics and a great party at the base finished off the season at Loveland Ski Area on Sunday.Unlike some of the state’s resorts, Loveland attracts a …

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Summit County golf courses tee up for season (17)

May 4, 2015 — 

Spring is a wondrous time of year in Summit County. Migratory birds return to their nests, green grass starts to poke out of the snow and, most importantly, golf courses …

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Skiers catch last turns at Loveland Ski Area Sunday: A-Basin remains open (18)

May 3, 2015 — 

Sunday was Loveland Ski Area’s closing day. Loveland opened November 1 and received 319 inches of snow for the season. Loveland will start making snow for the 2015-2016 in late …

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Go Play: Fruita to host Rumble at 18 Road bike and foot-race event May 2-3 (19)

April 30, 2015 — 

Rumble at 18 Road may have been delayed two weekends due to wind and rain, but plenty of participants are still expected. The annual trail-running and mountain-bike race is now …

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Eagle-Vail to build cycling pump track (20)

April 29, 2015 — 

EAGLE-VAIL — The community of Eagle-Vail announced Monday that it is building a bicycle pump track in Pavilion Park as part of its park master plan. Eagle-Vail will partner with …

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