Bighorn Trail 100 Race June 17th-18th 2011

June 18, 2011
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This year, I decided early on that I needed to do more races in order to motivate myself to more adequately train. Toward that goal, I signed up for the Bighorn Trail 100, which was held Friday June 17th and Saturday June 18th. The race started and ended in Dayton, WY, with the registration and […]

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Mt Lady Washington East Ridge June 13th 2011

June 14, 2011
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Although I am tapering for the Bighorn 100 Trail Run starting this Friday morning (June 13th), I was looking for a good opportunity to get in a little more hill training and, more importantly, some exposure to high altitude. After weighing my options, I decided to do the easily accessible east ridge of Mt Lady […]

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Grand Lake and Back June 29th 2010

December 6, 2010
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Longs North Face 8-7-2010

August 7, 2010
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I woke up on this sunny Saturday morning feeling terrible. My allergies coupled with the 32 miles and 11000 vertical feet the past two days had left me exhausted and unable to rest well. After moping around the house for a while, I decided to go to the east Longs trailhead and see if some […]

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Barefoot Bolder Boulder 2010

May 31, 2010
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2010 was the second year I have ran the Bolder Boulder. In 2009, my two oldest daughters became interested in running the race due to one of the teachers at their school and decided to enter. Lori and I entered as well and had so much fun that it has turned out to be kind […]

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Rocky Raccoon Feb 2nd 2008

February 2, 2008
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Trip Report for Rocky Raccoon 100 mile run Feb 2nd 2008 In order to adequately report my experience of running my first successful 100 mile race, I feel like I need to provide some background to make it easier to understand what this accomplishment meant to me. My health has always been pretty precarious. When […]

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Estes Vacation (Longs Trough Route) June 16-19, 2005

June 20, 2005
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Estes Vacation June 16-19, 2005 Lori and I left Hutchinson kind of late on Thursday morning, around 8:15. This put us in the park at Milner Pass around 4:30 Colorado time. We were intending to go for Mt. Ida, but the snow was really soft due to the lateness of the day, so we turned […]

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My First Ascent of Longs

September 10, 2004
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Here is the story of my ascent of Long’s Peak on Friday Sept. 10th, 2004. The forecast was calling for sunny and warm all day (like it had been all week long), so I didn’t get up until 4am. Lori drove me to the trailhead, I signed in the register, and was on the trail […]

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