Blanca Peak (14,345′) & Ellingwood Point (14,042′)

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Distance 17.64 miles Time 12 hr 2 min Summit Elevation 14,345 (BP) / 14,042 (EP) feet Elevation Gain 8,832 feet Route Lake Como Trailhead GPS Export GPX GPS Analysis Strava My sister Natalee is here for her annual summer visit. In 2001, we did Longs Peak. It took our virginity. So for years we didn’t do anymore mountains. Then a … Read More

Weekly Training Summary

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Total: 41.64 miles (6:32) I took Monday off after the PPM. Then got back in the saddle on Tuesday with a nice run. No soreness to speak of. However, it started to hurt as the week went on but I got a tempo run in and then did a decent longer run on Friday. As mentioned, I tried to eat … Read More

Return To Jenny Lake

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Distance 22.77 miles Elevation Gain 2,604 feet About 6 months after Sydney was born, we took a Hummer outing to Jenny Lake. The family hasn’t been back since. I have been near many times as I lead visitors up the Moffat Road. I just finished getting my troublesome ATV repaired and it is now running better than my other one. … Read More

Son of a …

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Every run seems to produce more blisters. I think my feet are revolting. I had some soft skin on my heel and when I got back from today’s run, it was juicy! I got a goal pace 10 miler in and then decided it was time for lunch. So I went to Good Times and got a cheeseburger and fries … Read More

Longmont Dog Swim 2008

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My dogs aren’t water dogs. It is the breed. But for the 2nd year in a row, we went to the annual dog swim to get them wet. After they close the city pools for the summer, they remove the chlorine and then let the dogs have the pool to themselves for an evening. Its a crazy place! Dogs running … Read More