Rollerblading Trails Rutland VT

Local resource for rollerblading trails in Rutland. 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.

Pillar Pilates
(802) 775-1239
230 N Main St
Rutland, VT
 
Pico Sports Center
(802) 747-0564
51 Alpine Ter
Rutland, VT
 
Performance Chiropractic
(802) 878-4946
131 Pearl St
Essex Junction, VT
 
Moo Gong Do
(802) 879-6763
13 Susie Wilson Rd
Essex Junction, VT
 
Olympiad Health Racquet Club
(802) 863-4299
70 Farrell St
South Burlington, VT
 
Curves
(802) 770-5656
235 S Main St
Rutland, VT
 
Curves
(802) 247-8100
5 Carver St
Brandon, VT
 
Curves
(802) 228-6633
57 Pond
Ludlow, VT
 
Contemporary Dance Fitness
(802) 229-4676
18 Langdon St
Montpelier, VT
 
Your Personal Best Fitness Consulting
(802) 658-1616
4050 Williston Rd
South Burlington, VT
 

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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