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Capitol Reef and the Waterpocket Fold

Above – Just before sunrise just north of the Halls Creek Narrows in Capitol Reef National Park (looking northwards). Below –  One of the many cactus blooms i saw during my latest trip to southern Utah.  After three days down in the

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Getting Educated

Above – Buckskin Gulch, AZ Winter has finally hit the Colorado high country, and I’ve been laying low for the last month since life has been pretty busy. This last weekend I headed up the foothills west of boulder and completed

Posted in Biking, Planning and Prep, TrailGroove Magazine

Aspen 4 pass loop, GTIS half marathon, and another 14er

Three weeks ago I was fortunate to have a decent weather window, where the weekend before was stormy and wet. I invited two friends to backpack the aspen 4 pass loop with me, a hike I had heard a lot

Posted in Alpine, Backpacking, Biking, Planning and Prep

Highline, Waterslides, and Tubeless tires

The last two weeks have been AWESOME. First off, another big trip by completing the Uinta Highline trail in northeast Utah. The highline trail really delivered a great experience. In total, 78 miles in 78 hours, 17,000 feet of gain,

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Biking the highest road in north america (and more training)

I kept feeling like getting back into shape after my surgery was going to be hard. This last week I have proven to myself that I’ve still got it. Back in 2009, I ended up getting suckered in by my

Posted in Alpine, Biking, Planning and Prep