Author Archives: Haliku

About Haliku

Mountain climber, ultrarunner, scuba instructor, world traveler, student of life

Many Bites of Elephant at the Boulder 100

A little over a week ago I pulled the trigger and actually registered for the Boulder 100 race to be held 16-17 October. As I mentioned in my recent article I had not been training for another race this year … Continue reading

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The Next Adventure: 100 Miles

An attempt at running my first 100 mile race. Continue reading

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AAC – ACI Climber’s Exchange in the Tetons

While many were enjoying picnics and BBQ’s with their loved ones at family gatherings and block parties I went north to Grand Teton National Park for the first half of the USA-Iran climber exchange hosted by the American Alpine Club … Continue reading

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At the Lean Horse 100 as Pacer and Crew

In late August I traveled to South Dakota to support Tom’s attempt at completing a 100 mile race.  Since this is his ‘backyard’ race, being a Black Hills resident, he was especially eager to succeed. While I plan to write … Continue reading

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A Salsa of Wine and Fish

While not a salsa–in a food sense–but certainly a dance, I recently experienced a food and wine moment where the wine and the meal, while both delicious, when paired brought out the best in both.  A great team effort. The recipe … Continue reading

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Goodbye Old Friend

One of my climbing partners retired last week.  I have mixed feelings about this change of events.  I should be happy for the climbs, domestic and international, that we have shared over the last five years but there is a … Continue reading

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Climbing in the Bugaboos

Recently a good friend and climbing partner was in Canada climbing in the Bugaboos. His video of beautifully captures one of the reasons why we climb. Enjoy.

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