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Weekly Adventure News: Arizona Trail Record, Prohibited Camping, and More

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From inspiring to tragic, Adventure News of the Week presents a round-up of the top news in the world of exploration and adventure.

SKIMO: Uphill, Downhill Red Bull Raid Ski Comp Announces Results. Red Bull Raid in Squaw Valley consists of an uphill section and a freeride downhill section, both of which are scored on points.

Trevor Semmens and Camille Conrad won first place for men and women as well as Garrett Cygan and Jenna Shlachter took first place in the splitboarding category.

BICYCLE: Timon Fish sets the Arizona Trail 300 record. Timon Fish, 35, from Albuquerque, NM, finished the Arizona Trail 300 in record time. He started at 6:30 a.m. last Monday and crossed the finish line at 9:22 a.m. on Thursday. His official time – 38 hours and 52 minutes – exceeded the previous record by more than 6 hours.

CLIMB: Pro Climber launches V17 “Return of the Sleepwalker”. Boulder, Colorado, boulderer Daniel Woods sent his newest project on Friday, a line he rated V17. If accepted, it will be one of the toughest climbs in this class in the world.

BACKGROUND: Colorado County prohibits dispersed camping due to crowds. Six catchment areas in the Crested Butte Valley only changes from freely distributed camping to designated camping sites At some point this year, local forest service officials reported.

The popular valley must be reserved and booked now, possibly by summer 2021. Crested Butte’s Conservation Corps expects 211 campsites to be set up by next year.

TOUR: UCI disqualifies cyclists after rubbish in Flanders. Swiss cyclist Michael Schär was banned from the Tour of Flanders in Belgium after throwing a water bottle to a group of spectators. UCI race officials “viewed his move as a violation of revised protocols regarding litter”. explained Cycling News.

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