Western Spirit Cycling

Ashley Korenblat

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Five Things to Know Before You Bike from Telluride to Moab

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Nov 17, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Telluride and Moab are two of the most charming destinations in the West. Destinations for adventurers, historians, and families alike, you’ve likely heard of them. Western Spirit’s ride from Telluride to Moab is one of our favorites. Here are five things to know before you go. 

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Topics: Telluride, Moab, Mountain Biking

Things to Know Before Going on Your First Mountain Biking Trip

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Oct 27, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Gearing up for your first mountain biking adventure? Here are few tips from those of us who have been around the block a few times.

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Topics: mountain biking trip

All About Telluride Hiking

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Sep 22, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Telluride, Colorado is a town like no other, surrounded by peak after peak of amazing mountains with endless terrain to explore. Hiking is surely the most popular activity in the summer, and there’s plenty of great cycling as well. Here’s what you need to know about hiking in Telluride

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Topics: Telluride, hiking

A Rundown of the Best Resorts for A Family Vacation

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Aug 25, 2016 7:00:00 PM

When you travel with your family, it’s nice to have access to a variety of activities that allow you to take advantage of all that a destination has to offer—without too much research or mid-trip decision-making. Here are our three favorite resorts to take our family—and then a fun idea to take things to the next level!

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Topics: family trip, family, travel

Tips for Traveling With a Group on Any Trip

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Jun 9, 2016 7:00:00 PM

It's no secret that traveling with people can come with challenges. Leaving the comforts of home often brings out the best in people—and can also bring to light some less desirable traits. If you've taken trips with groups, you've probably learned lessons of your own, but here are some things we've learned over the years that might keep you from learning the hard way.

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Topics: biking trips, traveling, groups

Five No Fail Fun Family Vacations

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on May 12, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Getting away with your family is a great way to make memories, celebrate different parts of your kids’ lives, and have new experiences together. But let’s not forget that getting the family away together can be a big job! Here are five trips where you’ll have a little support with logistics, making it a bit easier to travel with your family this summer.

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Topics: summer, vacation, family

What Are Mountain Bike Vacations?

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Apr 7, 2016 7:00:00 PM

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I just need to step away from my regularly scheduled programming to get some perspective. My life is busy and filled with family, work, and all kinds of responsibilities. It can be a challenge to keep up, and even some of the things that I love can start to feel like burdens and obligations. There’s no better cure for the everyday doldrums than a vacation. And I think the best ones are on two wheels—on the dirt.

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Topics: Mountain Biking, vacation, mountain bike vacations

Why We Love the Kokopelli Trail

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Mar 24, 2016 7:00:00 PM

The Kokopelli Trail connects two of my favorite places in the world: Fruita and Moab. Each is a worthy mountain biking destination on its own, but the trail that connects them is equally spectacular. It’s certainly one of our favorite trails, and one of my favorite trips that we offer. Here are a few reasons why:

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Topics: Moab, the kokopelli trail, fruita, colorado, mountain biking trails

The Three Best Views of Redwood National Park

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Feb 25, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Redwood National Park is undoubtedly one of the most breathtaking places in the western United States. It’s a great place to visit with your family in any capacity, but we highly recommend visiting on a bike. Gorgeous views abound throughout the park, but here are our favorites. Of course the pictures can only give you an idea. Wait until you check it out in person!

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Topics: stout grove, best views, redwood national park

10 Things Bike Guides Do So You Don't Have To

Posted by Ashley Korenblat on Jan 7, 2016 7:00:00 PM

We know, you love to ride your bike. If you haven’t been on one of our trips yet, chances are the guides have piqued your interest. If you have been on a trip with us, then you know what I’m talking about. These knowledgeable, talented, creative, and FUN people are the cornerstone of Western Spirit. Our customers tell us every day how awesome our guides are on their trips. Here are 10 things the guides will take care of on your Western Spirit Adventure, so that you don’t have to:

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Topics: Biking, Camping, guides