Monthly Archives: May 2010

Failure on Ice Mountain

Often when climbers accomplish the task of climbing all 14,000 ft mountains in Colorado then they start on the next list. The centennials are the highest 100 peaks in the state. Kevin is close to finishing the centennial list. Since … Continue reading

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Iranian Climbers Exchange

AAC_LOGO I have been fairly quiet on the climbing front recently mainly due to race training and my application back in February to be a climber delegate in an exchange between USA and Iran.  The Alpine Club of Iran and … Continue reading

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Snake Love and Green Hills

Officially I am now on my taper!  It is a great feeling knowing I still have running to do but running will not dominate my life for the next 20 days.  For any non-racers a taper period is where a … Continue reading

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The ‘Why Not’ Colfax Marathon Wrap Up

In preparation for my 77 mile attempt next month I have two heavy mileage weekends on my training schedule before I taper.  When Coach Dave told me to plan on running 20-30 miles two days in a row I admit … Continue reading

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Hotel van Onna: Charm on a Budget When in Amsterdam

If you want a 5-star experience then do not stay here.  If you want value for your money and a quiet hotel away from the Red Light district then Hotel van Onna is a great choice.    Street Sign   … Continue reading

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WayPoint Namibia: Adventure and Culture in Africa

A friend of mine, Majka, has been pursuing her passions by integrating writing and climbing for many years.  Her latest project evolved out of this synergy into video.  Her 30 minute documentary was recently released and has been well received … Continue reading

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A ‘Why Not’ Race – Colorado Colfax Marathon

At Greenland this past weekend I met Allison who is a friend of one of my Denali climbing partners.  This might seem to be a random coincidence but both ultra running and climbing are small tribes and if you are … Continue reading

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