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    One Day at Snowmass...pack for DH or XC?

    We are heading up to Snowmass for the weekend. I thought I was going to be limited to family activities but just got the (possible) green light to ride a day or at least for a few hours.

    I plan on riding the lifts but not sure if I should bring my DH gear (full face, body armor, ect...) or xc helmet and light pads. Plan would be to rent a DH bike and ride Valhalla and any other DH trails that I can find.

    I'm coming form sea level so major climbing is out of the question this trip.

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    One Day at Snowmass...pack for DH or XC?

    What did you end up doing? I'm going to Snowmass for a week this month from NC and am trying to work out the bike plan. Feeling like I'm not going to have time to adjust to altitude and want lift access and avoid climbing at all costs.

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    I got a morning of DH riding & just rented everything from the resort. They had a nice selection of Giant & Norco DH bikes. There's was not a ton of trails but Valhalla was phenomenal. Definatly worth spending a day on.

    I didn't get to try any xc but altitude aside probably some good options in the area.

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    One Day at Snowmass...pack for DH or XC?

    Thanks, String. I rented one of the Norco bikes yesterday and rode with my 12 year-old nephew ( whose been at MTB camp all summer here). Valhalla is def worth riding for the day. Super fun!

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