Rollerblading Trails Eagle River AK

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Eagle River. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to walking trails, hiking trails, cycling trails, and skiing trails, as well as advice and content on trail skating and trail skating safety.

Jays Tai Kwon Co
(907) 696-0044
12340 Old Glenn Hwy # 202
Eagle River, AK
 
Alaska Club
(907) 694-6677
12001 Business Blvd
Eagle River, AK
 
Jazzercise
(907) 696-1253
12108 Business Blvd
Eagle River, AK
 
World Gym Express
(907) 338-2639
7731 E Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK
 
Max Muscle
(907) 258-6291
320 W 5th Ave # 248
Anchorage, AK
 
Fitn Firm Aerobics
(907) 696-0044
12340 Old Glenn Hwy # 202
Eagle River, AK
 
Harry J Mcdonald Memorial Ctr
(907) 696-0051
13701 Harry Mcdonald Rd.
Eagle River, AK
 
Curves
(907) 333-2879
6311 Debarr Rd
Anchorage, AK
 
Kenny Payne Personal Training
(907) 868-7984
Po Box 211632
Anchorage, AK
 
Yoga Motion Fitness
(907) 562-2273
3565 Arctic Blvd.
Anchorage, AK
 

Eight Rules for Safe Trail Skating

By Greg Major

Skaters sharing trail with bike rider

Skaters share a beach path with a cyclist in Long Beach.
Photo: Darlene Prois

 

With the skating season upon us, skaters everywhere will be heading outdoors again ... but so will millions of bikers, runners, walkers, dogs ... and who knows what else.

To help you navigate the hazards, here are some tips for skating on multi-use paths and trails.

1) Always wear a helmet. I am amazed when I see skaters decked out in every pad known to man but with nothing on their noggins.

Remember: Road rash heals, but a good bump on the head could cause you to eat with a straw for the rest of your life.

2) Don't expect others to make room for you. Everybody believes they are the king of the road. Be prepared to make room for trail hogs. And while you're at it, set a good example by making room for others.

3) Be polite. Let people know before you pass by calling out, "On your left." And don't expect people to get out of your...

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