Leadville Trail 100 Run 2014

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Distance 100 miles Elevation Gain 14,541 feet Time 29:44:41 Rank 335 of 360 finishers/690 starters GPS Analysis Strava Son of a bitch. This race and I are like a bad couple. We just can’t get along but we still keep going out hoping to make it work. The lead up to the race seemed near perfect. Had everything dialed in. … Read More

Mount Shavano (14,229′) & Tabeguache Peak (14,155′)

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Distance 11.01 miles Moving Time 4 hr 58 min Summit Elevation 14,229 feet & 14,155 feet Elevation Gain 5,365 feet Route Blank Cabin GPS Export KML GPX GPS Analysis Gamin Connect My climbing partners were up and ready for action again today. They sleep all week in preparation for the weekend adventures. Today, we had lots of time and the … Read More

Missouri Mountain (14,067′)

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Distance 10.78 miles Moving Time 4 hr 12 min Summit Elevation 14,067 feet Elevation Gain 4,462 feet Route Missouri Gulch GPS Export KML GPX GPS Analysis Gamin Connect Needed to climb again today. Figured that would be a good way to build on yesterday’s 20 mile Hope Pass double. So what to do? I quickly decided to go pick off … Read More

Kids: Mount Elbert 2014

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For the prior 2 years, on the 4th of July holiday weekend, I have taken my kids on a mountain climbing adventure. We stuck to Mount Sherman for those. Its close. Its short. But its steep. But we nailed those. So this year, I was ready to diversify. And I felt like gambling on a successful summit. I wanted to … Read More

Run: Mount Elbert (9.35 mi)

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Again? Yes! 2 in 3 days. This time JT had a posse going up so I joined in. Was off by about 4 minutes from the prior hike. Felt it in my legs the whole time. I brought up the rear in the crew. I was steady though. Made up some ground once we got up to about 14K and … Read More