Spend the afternoon at a trail-running film showcase that features incredible, inspiring stories of runners and captivating footage of trails.Continue Reading
Very soon I'll start the week-long Grand to Grand Ultra 170-mile self-supported stage race that goes from the north rim of the Grand Canyon to the pink cliffs of Southern Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Here's what I plan to bring to get through an event that's been listed with the world's toughest ultramarathons.Continue Reading
Highlights from our family's week in Costa Rica--where to go, what to do--and how one out-of-the-way small lodge in a river valley captured the essence of "pura vida."Continue Reading
What makes Hardrock so slow? It's not just the thin air. It's the ever-changing terrain, which includes broken-up rock, boggy mud, slick snow, rushing streams. It's the skill and care required to spot hard-to-find trail markers when no clear trail is apparent; to step methodically and precisely along the face of a summit while leaning into the angle of repose, fighting off vertigo, knowing that a misstep could send you tumbling….Continue Reading
I was ready to do everything I could to help Betsy hike and run over several more summits, to traverse boggy canyons and sweeping alpine basins, to ford knee-high rivers and fight back nausea. I was ready to ascend my first 14'er on a dark and stormy night.Continue Reading
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