Everything was Steep at Lavaredo

Everything was Steep at Lavaredo

This race report was originally posted on The Ultimate Direction Buzz. Everything was steep at the Lavaredo Ultra Trail—notably the 19k of long, grinding ascents and absurdly technical descents—but my greatest challenge in the Dolomites of Italy was the steep learning...
5 Tips for Going Bigger

5 Tips for Going Bigger

One of the challenges of being an athlete is always trying to find ways to improve, to take things up a notch, and not get caught in complacency. That requires almost constant introspection, being honest with yourself, and not being afraid of making big changes. Going...
Teton Crest Trail FKT

Teton Crest Trail FKT

Lander isn’t much more than a couple hours south of Grand Teton National Park, so I’m pretty fortunate to regularly roam those hills. Coming off of a fairly disappointing Wasatch 100 I was surprised how much energy and fitness I still had for late...
The Wind River High Route

The Wind River High Route

First of all, here’s a cool video Jeff Mogavero made about the Wind River High Route: WRHR Back when I was working on my geography degree in college, I’d often eat my lunch in the map library geeking out on the Gannett Peak USGS quadrangle. I was an awe of...
A 100-Mile Trifecta

A 100-Mile Trifecta

The Wasatch 100 lottery gods looked upon me with kindness and favor yesterday, giving me another chance to run the sunny and steep ridges of the Utah’s Wasatch Front. I’ve been itching to go back after my 2015 effort at the race ended early at mile 87 with...