Leadville Silver Rush 50 Mile Trail Run 2011

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Distance 50 miles Time 9:09:46 (PR) Overall 31st of 311 Division 11th in M30-39 GPS Analysis Garmin Connect Previously. Another 50 miler in the books. Going to be a little whiny in this post. Not trying to take away from what I did or what others around me did. I just failed to meet some of my expectations for the … Read More

Mount Princeton (14,197′)

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Distance 13.35 miles Moving Time 3 hr 30 min Summit Elevation 14,197 feet Elevation Gain 5,199 feet Route East Slope GPS Export KML GPX GPS Analysis Gamin Connect As previously noted, I wanted to work a 14er summit into my Leadville trip this week. I was just going to run over to Elbert but JV said he would come up … Read More

Longs Peak (14,255′)

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Distance 14 miles Ascent Time 2 hr 27 min R/T Moving Time 4 hr 32 min Summit Elevation 14,255 feet Elevation Gain 5,542 feet Route Keyhole GPS Export KML GPX GPS Analysis Gamin Connect Previously. Well, that was 2001. It was pre-blog and I later threw up a page just as a marker. My sister had a detailed post on … Read More

Run: Mount Elbert (9.04 mi)

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Distance 9.04 miles Moving Time 2 hr 25 min Summit Elevation 14,433 feet Elevation Gain 4,573 feet Route North Mount Elbert Trail GPS Export KML GPX GPS Analysis Gamin Connect Previously. Yep, 2006 was the first and last time I was on Mount Elbert, the tallest mountain in Colorado. Back in those days, I had vowed to not repeat 14ers … Read More

RV Trip: Great Sand Dunes National Park

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A new morning and we zipped up our RV and headed a few miles south to the entrance of our 2nd national park visit for the trip. The kids had been excited to see what this next park had in store when I spoke of mountains made of sand. How big could those big? We could actually see them from … Read More