Monthly Archives: August 2010

A Bad Day on the Arapaho Pass-Devils Thumb Circuit

After last weekend’s mighty efforts, I’d planned two more training runs in the mountains before getting into full taper mode. Two more weeks to hone my body and logistics. Two more weeks of big runs in the mountains. First up, … Continue reading

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RMNP Super-traverse

36 miles and 11 peaks of solo stupidity in Rocky Mountain National Park:  Bear Lake – Trail Ridge – Moraine Park August 21, 2010 Trail running can be incapacitatingly social or soul-searchingly lonely. This season has been more of the … Continue reading

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St. Vrain Valley and Gibraltar Lakes

Getting in an early run always makes me feel great for the rest of the day, so I decided it would be a good idea to get up extra-early, do a moderate run in the mountains, and then go in … Continue reading

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Getting Lost, Getting Found – West Magnolia Trails

They say running on tired legs is good ultra training, so two days after my big Georgia Pass run, I headed solo up to Nederland for a little trail exploration. According to my map, there were a mess of trails … Continue reading

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Return to the Colorado Trail

Segment #6: Kenosha Pass to Breckenridge via Georgia Pass In my continuing quest for miles with a minimum of elevation gain, I decided to try some point-to-point running on the Colorado Trail. The CT is great because, since it’s mountain-bikable, … Continue reading

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