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Rim to Rim to Rim

Over a decade ago, a friend of mine mentioned something called "Rim to Rim to Rim".  At the time, it sounded like one of those "That's INSANE!  Buuuuuuut....." ideas. 

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(So Close to) Pike's Peak

Until Tuesday evening, I was planning to hike Mt. Elbert - highest summit of Colorado's 14ers - on Saturday morning.

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Via degli Dei

This summer has been BA-nanas (in the best sense of the word)!  So let's catch up a bit, starting with our trek along the Via degli Dei ("Way of the Gods") from Bologna to Florence....

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The Long & The Short

I've done quite a few "centuries" in the past, and a bunch of back-to-back 4-5 hour ride days, but this was a whole new level of endurance cycling for me.  Endurance anything, for that matter.

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3 & 3

Numbers 6 & 7 in the bag!

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Pemi Loop

"Backpacker Magazine didn’t name the Pemi Loop the second hardest day hike in America for nothing"...

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Grand Canyon

The wonders of the Grand Canyon cannot be adequately represented in symbols of speech, nor by speech itself. The resources of the graphic art are taxed beyond their powers in attempting to portray its features.  Language and illustration combined must fail.

- John Wesley Powell

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Nuuuuumber 4

I was initially planning to race Marin County Half Marathon this weekend - think it may have been the first event on the list of the 17

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Cooooooowtooooown

Last Sunday I ran the farthest I've ever run in one day.

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Frost Giant 10k

Ok!  Heading down to tomorrow Texas for the next "17 in 2017" event and figured I should post an update.  

Let's start with the last (#2) event - the 10k up in Estes Park a few weeks ago:

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Personal

Over a decade ago, a friend of mine mentioned something called "Rim to Rim to Rim".  At the time, it sounded like one of those "That's INSANE!  Buuuuuuut....." ideas. 

Until Tuesday evening, I was planning to hike Mt. Elbert - highest summit of Colorado's 14ers - on Saturday morning.

This summer has been BA-nanas (in the best sense of the word)!  So let's catch up a bit, starting with our trek along the Via degli Dei ("Way of the Gods") from Bologna to Florence....

I've done quite a few "centuries" in the past, and a bunch of back-to-back 4-5 hour ride days, but this was a whole new level of endurance cycling for me.  Endurance anything, for that matter.

Numbers 6 & 7 in the bag!

"Backpacker Magazine didn’t name the Pemi Loop the second hardest day hike in America for nothing"...

The wonders of the Grand Canyon cannot be adequately represented in symbols of speech, nor by speech itself. The resources of the graphic art are taxed beyond their powers in attempting to portray its features.  Language and illustration combined must fail.

- John Wesley Powell

I was initially planning to race Marin County Half Marathon this weekend - think it may have been the first event on the list of the 17

Last Sunday I ran the farthest I've ever run in one day.

Ok!  Heading down to tomorrow Texas for the next "17 in 2017" event and figured I should post an update.  

Let's start with the last (#2) event - the 10k up in Estes Park a few weeks ago:

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Rim to Rim to Rim by Cait Snow  on  November 04
(So Close to) Pike's Peak by Cait Snow  on  September 23
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Recent Comments

Cortney Martin
4 years ago
What an ordeal, glad you are on the mend and that it was not worse, but how frustrating that an inattentive rider in a pack would be the cause. I took one of those sleepers to/from Boston and it is unbelievably tiny and I was also not a fan of the "private loo"! Rest up and recover!
Cortney Martin
4 years ago
What an ordeal, glad you are on the mend and that it was not worse, but how frustrating that an inattentive rider in a pack would be the cause. I took one of those sleepers to/from Boston and it is unbelievably tiny and I was also not a fan of the "private loo"! Rest up and recover!