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AUG 2017

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August 2017 26 Special Feature: 2017 NATURAL VENUES GUIDE in Albrightsville, athletes can test their bodies and brains in the Krell Adventure Games in Blakeslee or head out for a cross country or downhill race on more than 185 slopes and trails at areas such as Camel- back Mountain, Big Boulder Ski Area or Blue Mountain Resort. Blue Mountain is the highest vertical drop in Pennsylvania at 1,082 feet and the only natural, Olym- pic-qualifying luge track on the East Coast. With 34 trails, Camelback Mountain is also home to the largest snow tubing park in the U.S. The Pocono Mountains area will host the United States Adventure Racing Associ- ation Adventure Race National Champi- onship September 21 – 23 at Split Rock Resort in Lake Harmony. For more information, visit www.pocon- Moab, Utah Moab is a must-visit place for many with its unique land formations, twisted rocks, stunning canyons and water areas churned by the Colorado River. The landscape also provides the backdrop for ATV and moto- cross events, biking, running, rock climbing and water sports. Michele Hill, with the Moab Travel Council, said Moab offers a variety of sports events in natural settings, including Outerbike, which started as a fall event in October and has now grown to include a spring event in March and April. Outerbike brings bike and gear manufacturers together for three to test the equipment on Moab's world-class trails. at Adventure Discover Your The Back of Beyond Paddle Race in Moab Utah Back of Beyond SUP

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