The Start | Spread the Love, pg. 5
The future of Vermont’s trails is in our hands
News | The Winners Circle, pg. 7
See which Vermonters shattered records and won big this season.
Coach | Champion Culture, pg. 8
How do you build a strong team? Peggy Shinn explores
Health | Why Sleep? pg. 10
Why a little shut-eye might do more for your performance than anything else.
Feature | The Trail Hub, pg. 13
Can Randolph be revived as the new trail hub for Vermont?
Feature | Dropping In! pg. 18
Your guide to the best gear, paces and ways to get into whitewater paddling.
Feature | The State of Gravel : Of Mullet Protocol, Garden Gnomes and Gravel Rides, pg. 22
Pro cyclists Ian Boswell and Ted King on the state of gravel rides in Vermont and elsewhere.
Feature | Fresh Dirt, pg. 25
Seven quirky new gravel rides around the state.
Gear| The Best New Gravel Gear, pg. 28
Bikes, pedals and more for every level of rider.
Featured Athlete |The Compassionate Coach, pg. 30
Why Tim Van Orden holds the mile record for his age.
Calendar | Race & Event Guide, pg. 33
Endgame | A Portable Place, pg. 42
Why we never truly leave the Green Mountains