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On the Hill: Mountain bike race/Smuggler-Hunter Creek

Dale Strode

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different High Country adventure every day.

Today’s activity: Mountain bike racing/Smuggler-Hunter Creek

Conditions: Today we’re racing mountain bikes with the Aspen Cycling Club. In this case, the mountain bikers are making the legendary climb up Smuggler Mountain into the singletrack trails of Hunter Creek. The Aspen Cycling Club sponsors races every Wednesday all summer with a mix of mountain bike races and road races.

Today’s weather: Mostly sunny, hot, with a high near 88. Light north wind turning west southwest at 5 mph. — National Weather Service

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