Month: November 2013

SUMMER TRAINING PART 2

SUMMER TRAINING PART 2

July 2013 was arguably the most scenic and diverse month of running in my life. I started the month out with “Mummy Kill” on the fourth, with Craig and Cyrus. This hike was composed of six separate summits starting at the Chapin Pass Trailhead and […]

Summer Training 2013 PART 1

Summer Training 2013 PART 1

In June I started working 10 hour days four times per week as opposed to the traditional five 8 hour days. Basically this meant that I needed to overload my weekend mileage so that I could take it easier on the work days. As the […]

Winter/Spring Training 2013

Winter/Spring Training 2013

 Sunrise from my apartment (February) Training runs and hikes ranging from January 2013 to May 2013 Greenhouse from Eagle Cliff Mountain Though I was surrounded by countless peaks I really failed to take advantage of much winter mountain running. My first summit after moving […]

Start of Ultra Season: Collegiate Peaks 50 miler (May 5th 2013)

Start of Ultra Season: Collegiate Peaks 50 miler (May 5th 2013)

Start of Ultra Season: Collegiate Peaks 50 miler (May 5th 2013) Arkansas River Started ramping up the mileage and the net elevation gain in May. I kept a 90 mile a week pace all through the Estes Park winter to be ready for the Collegiate […]

Peak Bagging

Peak Bagging

Mountain Summits 2013 View from Grays Peak I started 2013 in Estes Park, Colorado, working in the Rocky Mountain National Park greenhouse. It was a great and rewarding job and allowed me the opportunity to explore the mountains. I did a few winter runs and […]