Kids: Mount Sherman 2012 / Sydney’s First 14er

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Distance 4.92 miles Moving Time 3 hr 18 min Summit Elevation 14,036 feet Elevation Gain 2,397 feet Route Iowa Gulch GPS Analysis Garmin Connect Previously. For the past few years, I have toyed with the idea of taking Sydney up high with me. So I started asking a few years ago and got a solid NO from Mom. But that’s … Read More

Run: Mount Elbert (9.48 mi)

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Time for my 3rd run after Western. And I am in Leadville. Might as well just do a run up the local hill — which happens to be the highest peak in the state. Headed over around 8 AM. Clear skies. That’s it there in the center. 14,433 is the top. Climb starts at 10,000 feet. The lone sign to … Read More

Western States Post Mortem

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One week later…just a few thoughts before putting this race to bed. 1. Splits Took a minute to go back to my spreadsheet that I had in my pocket for the race…the one I didn’t really look at because I was opted for the race signs. Those race signs were a little more aggressive as I noted on race day … Read More