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Revisiting the Rim

We ran where yesterday? I’m pretty sure that question was asked several times as we stood on the South Rim at Grandview Point admiring the morning shadows dancing through the Grand Canyon. The previous day 9 of us had set out to complete the famous Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim  (R2R2R) run across the Grand Canyon (and back), and […]

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Nolan’s 14

The Backstory Nolan’s 14 is a line that connects 14 of the 14,000ft peaks in the Sawatch Range of Colorado. More history and background info can be found on Matt Mahoney’s website:http://mattmahoney.net/nolans14/ Last year I made an attempt to complete the Nolan’s 14 line with my good friend Jason Poole. Sadly, I quit after 10 […]

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My Bob Graham Round

The Lead Up   The first time I ever heard of the Bob Graham Round (“BGR”) was last year when Salomon put out the short YouTube video of Ricky Lightfoot’s Winter Round and never imagined that it is something that I would do. That all changed this past fall when Pete Newton began talking about […]

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Hell Week

Hell Week is an entirely arbitrary and pointless quest held annually in the Boulder foothills to test ones grit against the 5 classic mountain climbs around the city. This being the second edition of the challenge, there was, as expected, a certain escalation to the antics. By the numbers, there appeared to be a good amount […]

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