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Adventure of the week: Finding solitude at the sand dunes

It’s getting harder and harder to find solitude, even here in Northwest Colorado.

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BMX resuts for race No. 7, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016

Steamboat Springs Thursday, Aug. 4 Race No. 7 Novice 5 and younger Cruz Vanderbosch

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Riders roll big in Winter Park

The cycling season is winding down, at least for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club summer cycling program. Before it did, however, the club sent a large contingent of riders to the Colorado Freeride Festival Epic XC race in Winter Park, a major out-of-town trip for the club this summer.

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Jimmy Westlake: Poniatowski’s bull

The distinctive V-shaped group of stars that forms the face of this summertime bull bears a striking resemblance to the more familiar face of our wintertime bull, Taurus.

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Adventure of the Week: To go or not to go?

Taking on Mount Massive to kick off the 14er season.

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Town Challenge Mountain Bike Series - Storm Peak Hill Climb results

Storm Peak Hill Climb Wednesday, July 27 Novice Men’s 35+ Place, name, total time 1. Jeff Harper, 36:50

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Storm Peak Climb makes riders wonder

Many of the riders who take part in Steamboat Springs’ Town Challenge Mountain Bike race series buy season passes for the eight-race circuit. That may be a good thing for a race like Wednesday’s, a grinding climb to the top of Steamboat Ski Area.

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Moffat County outfitter, out-of-state individuals charged for 2014 poaching activities

Mule deer buck considered trophy quality by Samson Law; fines exceed $24,000

The numbers speak for themselves in a Northwest Colorado poaching case involving four parties across three separate states with more than one year of investigation and thousands of dollars in fines. Colorado Parks and Wildlife released details Thursday about a November 2014 poaching incident involving a Moffat County outfitter and parties from Mississippi and Missouri.

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Williams, Bingham rank among best at mountain bike nationals

Hannah Williams placed 10th in the 2016 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Nationals cross-country race, and this week, she did pause and marvel at her achievement. Then, one breath later, she began plotting how she could do even better.

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Captain of the Boat results for July 15

Gravity Race Series Race No. 2 Friday, July 15

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The Mighty Zirkel: Take a hike to the tallest peak in Routt County

The hardest part of summiting Mount Zirkel wasn’t the daring leap over a raging, ice-cold creek on the trek up Red Dirt Pass.

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BMX resuts for race No. 4, Thursday, July 14

Steamboat Springs Thursday, July 14 Race No. 4

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Town Challenge Mountain Bike Series - Emerald Envy XC results

Town Challenge Mountain Bike Series Emerald Envy XC Wednesday, July 13

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Racing and campfires fuel locals in national mountain bike series

Two local riders are at or near the top of the standings in the National Ultra Endurance mountain bike race series, but their participation in the event has proven to be about more than winning races.

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Yoga on the Green offers outdoor inspiration

Yampa River Botanic Park's Yoga on the Green takes place from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.