Groups seek to link valley’s soft trails

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — Backcountry adventure today requires skis, snowshoes or snowmobiles. But when the snow melts and the weather warms, getting into the backcountry can require only a good pair of shoes — if you know where to go.Momentum is building to improve the Vail Valley’s network of soft-surface trails. The goal is to eventually — and perhaps sooner than later — create a well-identified network of trails between the top of Vail Pass and Dotsero, and Basalt.Many of the trails exist now. Most are located on the national forests that surround the valley’s populated areas. And yes, many of …

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