Nick Troutman’s Road to the Mountains series tracks his family travels with wife Emily Jackson across the country as they prepare for the 2016 GoPro Mountain Games, June 9-12 in Vail, Colo. Episode 4 follows Troutman to the banks of Washington’s Little White Salmon River to glean a few hard-earned steep-creek race tips from fellow competitor Rush Sturges.

Stay tuned for more POV-shot installments of Troutman caravaning cross-country from Tennessee to Colorado, the long way, across the Pacific Northwest, as he details training tips for the multi-discipline ‘pros-versus-joes’ games, including interviews with fellow athletes and competitors, “and lots of fun and shenanigans along the way.”


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