Vail hiking experts share summer backpacking tips

28th May, 2015 by

By caramie schnell

Here in late May it’s not uncommon to see snow on the ground, making it easy to forget that summer is right around the corner. In just a few weeks hiking season officially begins, as local trails closed for elk calving and wildlife protection start opening back up on June 15, with all trails open by July 1. Maybe it’s been awhile since you broke in your hiking boots, or just put a long backpacking expedition on your summer must-do list. As we try to think warm thoughts during mud season, we asked some local hiking experts to share their …

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