Sports

Night lights extend play-time hours

By Tony Accurso There is no doubt autumn is in the air; the leaves are turning, the nights are cooler, and with this change comes shorter days. Gone are the days of finishing our rides at 8 p.m. by daylight, and soon […]

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Ride of the week: 12 miles on the 12th

By Tony Accurso On Saturday, Sept. 12 the Green Mountain Trails in Pittsfield will be putting on a 12-mile counter-clockwise lap without course crossings and will integrate the tougher “Bubba Trail,” which was previously featured in July. There is a very shallow river […]

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Trail of the week: War Man

By Tony Accurso War Man is a fun trail in the Green Mountain Trails system in Pittsfield.  This trail consists of 20 switchbacks in less than half a mile, and was improved by trail builders Sinuosity in 2010. Volunteers organized […]

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Trail of the Week: Underdog

Courtesy of pinehillpark.org The trail of the week, Underdog, is highlighted in red. By Tony Accurso Underdog is a fun trail situated in the Pine Hill Park trail network in Rutland, Vt. This trail flows from the intersection of Salamander/Droopy Muffin to […]

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Sports

Trail of the week: Stairs/Escalator

Courtesy of mtbproject.com The blue highlighted trail, Stairs/Escalator, is the trail of the week. By Tony Accurso The Stairs/Escalator trail combination in the Green Mountain Trails system in Pittsfield is a climber’s dream. These trails gain approximately 400 feet of elevation over […]

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Trail of the week: “Halfpipe”

Courtesy of pinehillpark.org “Halfpipe” is highlighted in solid yellow. By Tony Accurso “Halfpipe” is an advanced riders trail located in the Pine Hill Park trail system of Rutland. The trail is divided into an upper and lower section.The upper section […]

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Trail of the Week: “Bubba”

By Tony Accurso The “Bubba” trail in the Green Mountain Trail system in Pittsfield is a technical freeride trail which descends from “Luvin It” and ends on “Fusters.” This may be one of the most technical trails in area, it is […]

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