Rollerblading Trails Murphy NC

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Murphy. 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.

Blue Moon Elise
(828) 837-2727
26 Valley River Ave
Murphy, NC
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Massage Practitioner, Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor

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Peachtree Athletic And Rehabilitation Center
(828) 837-6680
3904 E Us Highway 64
Murphy, NC
 
Blairsville Better Living Center
(706) 835-1726
1325 Watkins Rd
Blairsville, GA
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Personal Trainer

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Yoga Studio
(706) 379-5043
5151 College St
Young Harris, GA
 
Curves
(706) 632-5977
169 Orvin Lance Connector
Blue Ridge, GA
 
Martial Arts Of Murphy
(828) 835-9444
1178 Andrews Rd
Murphy, NC
 
Murphy Medical Center
(828) 837-8161
4130 E Us Highway 64
Murphy, NC
 
Blue Ridge Mountain Fitness Club
(706) 781-1008
762 Deep South Farm Rd
Blairsville, GA
 
Curves Fax Line
(706) 632-5759
4143 E First St
Blue Ridge, GA
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Personal Trainer

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Blue Moon Elise
(828) 837-2727
26 Hill St
Murphy, NC
 
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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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