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Adventure of the Week: Ambition taken to a whole new level

Rock climbing in Steamboat is one of the many adventures that people can take part in. Reporter Audrey Dwyer wrote about her experience climbing the Bob Grey Tower.

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Young competitors show what they are made of

In correlation to the International Mountain Biking Association World Summit, Steamboat's High School League Mountain Bike team will host a movie night of a film that shows what it takes to compete at the high school level.

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Thrilling finishes define gritty Town Challenge finale

In the end, the top two men’s racers in the Town Challenge mountain bike series couldn’t have asked for anything more, dashing together for the finish with everything on the line.

IMBA Summit set for week in Steamboat

The IMBA World Summit will settle down Wednesday for a long weekend of riding and talking about bikes in Steamboat Springs.

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Boniface takes naturally to Breck stage race, finishes 4th

Kelly Boniface was new to mountain bike stage racing, but that didn't keep her from a fourth-place finish last week at the Breck Epic.

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STARS to take over Humble Ranch equine therapy programs

After 15 years of providing equine therapy to those with special needs in the region, the Humble Ranch Education & Therapy Center will turn much of its operation over to the Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports organization, the groups announced this week.

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Morning Gloria trail ready to be rolled

The newest trail on Emerald Mountain, the $160,000, 4.25-mile Morning Gloria trail, is ready for riders.

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Triathletes, cyclists looking for answers to Colorado Highway 131 thumbtacks

Hundreds of metal thumbtacks were strewn across a half-mile bicycle route stretch before Sunday's Steamboat Triathlon, causing as many as 28 flats and stirring up a group of cyclists already angry about the ongoing problem.

Enduro-X Day 2 GC downhill biking results

Enduro-X Day 2 GC downhill biking results

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Delightfully Solifeful: A family- and food-filled sea kayak trip in Alaska’s Kachemak Bay

Tide-pooling is a verb in Alaska. It’s 11 a.m. and the ebb is at its lowest outside our cabin in Kachemak Bay — home of the second largest tides in the world of up to 28 vertical feet. That means it’s tide-pool time. The concept is simple. You don rubber boots and wade around kelp-covered rocks, marveling at a life-filled world completely underwater only minutes ago.

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Teenager fights off 'sting' in his 1st Steamboat Stinger

One racer competing in Saturday's Steamboat Stinger men's duo class took the race slogan, "String or be stung," to a whole new meaning, fighting off a bee sting and swollen face in his first-ever time at the race.

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Enduro-X mountain bike series back during busy event weekend in Steamboat

The Steamboat Enduro-X mountain bike race series is back for its second segment of the summer season at the Steamboat Bike Park and its overlooking trails. Up for grabs are hundreds of dollars in cash prizes.

Learning to Ride: Getting back up after a crash

It was my first downhill biking crash. It wasn’t that bad, but I walked away with enough scratches and bruises to prove it happened.

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Adventure of the week: Camp right in your backyard

If you're still looking for that screensaver-worthy photo this summer, I've got an easy trip for you.

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Steamboat Stinger races back at Emerald for its 4th running

The Steamboat Stinger two-day race is back for its fourth running this Saturday and Sunday at Emerald Mountain. Racers will be challenged by either a 50-mile mountain bike race, a full or half trail marathon, or both, for those looking to claim the titles of Queen Bee and King Sting.

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