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Ahhh, Indian Summer

 

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Why do we call this wonderful time of year Indian Summer? There are many theories, “Indian Giver” is one of the better known sources for this term. 

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Indian Summer refers to very unseasonable warm and dry weather in late Autumn. There is usually a cold spell with frost preceding this most pleasurable time of year, which lures many into pondering what Winters blustery days might bring! Instead, much to our satisfaction, Indian Summer creeps in, giving us one last opportunity to savor the fading impressions of Summer…Never quite knowing if this magical time will be snatched away in an instant, much like the reputation of an Indian Giver!

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Indian Summer here in the Vail Valley usually continues into mid-November, which means there’s still plenty of time left to get out there and take in the beauty that surrounds us!

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Tread Lightly……

                                                                                                                                                                                 

Volkssporting in Vail!

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Origin: German  –  Volkssport:  (“people’s sport”) A  non-competitive sporting activity for groups of people.

Take advantage of the many outstanding outdoor activities that are offered in the Vail area!! Stay tuned for many more postings in the future!

Vail Volkssport Events are hosted by the Rocky Mountain Wanderers

Contact C. Rickauer with questions (970) 668-3737

June 1, 2016 – October 31, 2016

Starting Point: Sonnenalp Resort

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Let’s RIDE!!

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What: Four-Week Road Ready Cycling Program.

When: Kicks off Thursday, April 21, at 5:30 p.m. and continues at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Tuesday, May 17.

Where: Vail Vitality Center, 352 E. Meadow Drive, No. 3, Vail.

Cost: $160 for members or $232 for nonmembers.

More information: To reserve your spot or find out more information, call 970-476-7960. 

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Vail Vitality Center’s Four-Week Road Ready Cycling Program, led by Jennifer Sage begins on Thursday April 21, 2016. This is the final session, Jennifer will prepare you for outdoor riding by spending a little more time at a threshold for longer intervals, and do shorter intervals above that. This class will definitely help you get ready for the steep climbs around Vail, both on the pavement and singletrack.

The training is designed to improve your body’s capability to sustain energy longer during your rides. Ride faster, reduce your fatigue, use the correct energy stores, increase your power and prepare for your bucket-list cycling events, all while having more fun on your bike.

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Now go have some FUN!!

Snowshoeing in Vail

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FREE Guided Snowshoe Tours in Vail~Daily Tours from 2:00-3:00pm leaving from the

Nature Discovery Center in Vail.

Night Tours available too! Tuesday thru Satruday from 5:30-6:30pm.

               Call (970) 754-4675 for more information!             

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