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...
The Importance of Not Running

The Importance of Not Running

Some people like to go all in. I’m probably one of those people, most of the time anyways. I’ve never liked the idea of doing anything halfway, and often think of commitment like jumping across a raging, ice cold, boulder and log strewn creek. You don’t leap over that...

My Road to Hardrock

About eight years ago I had this really ridiculous idea that I should sign up for one of those really long mountain races. You see, I just finished up a long and competitive college soccer career and was looking for a good challenge. I enjoyed spending a lot of time...
One Eye Looking Back, Two Looking Forward

One Eye Looking Back, Two Looking Forward

All things have a beginning and an end Upon reflection, I’m certain that 2016 had to have been more than a year long. The first big change of the year was that I left my job as a social studies teacher on the Wind River Reservation and now I’m working as...