20160730-0801: Waterton Triple Crown

The so-called Triple Crown of Waterton Lakes National Park is “awarded” upon the completion of three premier trails in the area: Carthew-Alderson, Crypt, and Akamina. A friend organized a bunch of us on an incredible relaxed trail running long weekend with great company. These are the moments we live for. Day 1: Carthew-Alderson, 18km A civilized … More 20160730-0801: Waterton Triple Crown

20160702: Ultra Trail West Coast – the game of slugs and ladders

Christine and I kept in contact after meeting at 2012 Kaslo Sufferfest 200km, a stage race through the interior Rocky Mountains of British Columbia. Fellow competitors bonded through the shared experience of physical hunger, sleep deprivation, literally shredded feet, and sore-to-the-touch quadriceps. We went to Bryce Canyon ultra together. We said, hey, we should run the … More 20160702: Ultra Trail West Coast – the game of slugs and ladders

20150802: Long Weekend Lakes Tour 60k (Redearth, Banff)

We had so much fun doing Tonquin Valley 40k in one day (Portal Creek/ Marmot Basin to Mt. Edith Cavell) last week – despite the rain and mud and bog and foggy views – that I decided to take advantage of the super weather this weekend, and try for another big day. Tonquin Valley (Jasper). Rain. We took no … More 20150802: Long Weekend Lakes Tour 60k (Redearth, Banff)