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Ryan Simms, of Backdoor Sports, unloads tubes this summer. The commercial tubing season will draw to a close this weekend.

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A final float

Labor Day marks end of commercial tubing season

Steamboat Springs' visitors and locals have one of their last opportunities to tube the Yampa River this weekend. Peter Van De Carr, owner of Backdoor Sports at Ninth and Yampa streets, is one of three Steamboat outfitters allowed to commercially rent tubes under the Yampa River Management Plan. He said he plans to rent tubes and offer shuttle service through the weekend before calling it a season.


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