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On the Hill: Ride the Two Elk Trail from Outer Mongolia to Minturn

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 weekday.

Today’s activity: Mountain bike riding on the Two Elk Trail from Outer Mongolia Bowl to Minturn

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Report: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte enjoys a mountain bike ride on the Two Elk Trail, which just opened to hikers and bikers last week. It had been closed for eight weeks due to elk calving. The Two Elk Trail can be accessed from Shrine Pass in eastern Eagle County or Sleepy Time Road on Vail Mountain.

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Today’s forecast: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. — National Weather Service

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