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    Where to Play Pickleball in Vail Colorado

    Pickleball is the fun, popular, new racquet sport that is taking Colorado, and the rest of the country by storm. It is one of the fastest growing sports in North America and everybody is giving it a try.

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    Top Rated Paddle Boards -Top 10 List for 2019

    Here in the Vail Valley in Colorado, we love to get in the water, whether it’s rafting, kayaking, fly-fishing or of course, the newest activity; stand-up paddle boarding. Paddle boarding is perfect for those seeking new adventure, tranquility, personal challenge and a deeper connection to nature. Here is a list of the Top-Rated Paddle Boards and information on how to make the right choice for you.

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    2019 Top Rated Spray Sunscreens

    Are you getting ready to take advantage of the long days of summer or maybe hit the sunny slopes of a high altitude ski resort this winter? Whatever your destination, make sure you’re armed with one of these top rated spray sunscreens for easy, convenient sun protection all day long.

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    2019 Best Insulated Picnic Baskets

    Check out this list of the years’ best insulated picnic baskets. These are great solutions and are exactly what you need for a day outside whether you are going to a concert, the park, the beach, a farmers’ market, taking a road trip, a bike ride, a hike or any other way that gets you outside with family and friends while enjoying delicious seasonal foods and beverages.

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    Best Places to Picnic in the Vail Valley

    The long, snowy days of winter have passed and summer begins to beckon. It’s time to grab the picnic basket, a bottle of wine, some delicious snacks, cheese, crackers, sandwiches, fresh fruit and any other must-have items and go off into nature to enjoy a big, beautiful picnic with the people you love.

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    Top Rated Golf Balls 2019

    Finding the right golf ball for your ability and type of play can go a long way to reducing your handicap, while increasing your enjoyment of the game. Here is a complete description of the year’s top rated golf balls, check it out to find the best ball for you. When playing golf at high altitudes, like here in Vail Colorado, it’s best to use a soft, low compression ball because a softer ball will spin more than normal and help compensate for the thin air and lack of air resistance at altitude. Soft golf balls are currently very popular, and are some of the best to play with because…

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    2019 Best Waterproof Golf Rain Gear

    No matter where you play golf, eventually you will be playing a round in foul weather. If you live here, in Vail, Colorado every day, all summer long, like clockwork, you can expect a rain shower between 2-5pm. But storms can hit anytime, anywhere and it’s best to be prepared with the best waterproof golf rain gear to keep you dry, comfortable and happy.

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    Vail Area Golf Courses-Links on High

    Welcome to the Vail Valley and to high altitude golfing at its best!. The elevation of the Vail Valley ranges from East Vail at 8,200 ft. in elevation to Gypsum at 6,300 ft. in elevation and includes summit courses that top out at 9,200 ft in elevation. We are up certainly there in elevation, and it will affect your game, but mostly for the better.

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    Best Mountain Biking Gear-What You Need to Hit the Trails

    It’s that time of year again, to get out,and hit the trails with your mountain bike. Get yourself geared up with some awesome essential mountain bike equipment to make your ride safer and more fun. Here is a list of the best mountain biking gear, whether you’re new to the sport or just need to replace what’s worn out, this list has what you need.

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    Best Mountain Bike Maintenance Tools

    It’s springtime in the Rockies, which means it’s time to put away the skis and snowboards and take out the mountain bikes!  Mountain bike season is upon us so let’s get your bike ready to hit the trails. Here is a checklist of must-do maintenance before the season starts and a list of the best mountain bike maintenance tools to get your bike in tip-top shape.