Joe Grant – Self-Powered Alpine Adventurer

Joe Grant is a highly accomplished professional ultra-runner and all-around endurance athlete who has completed some of the endurace world’s most challenging events—several Hardrock 100s, UTMB 100, Western States 100, and Bighorn 100, as well as the Arizona… Read More

Andrew Skurka – Blazing a New Trail Across the West

Andrew Skurka is a highly accomplished adventure athlete who is most well known for his long-distance solo backpacking trips, including the 4,700-mile Alaska-Yukon Expedition, the 6,875-mile Great Western Loop, and the 7,775-mile Sea-to-Sea Route. He has also completed… Read More

Winter Solstice Running Motivation

Today, while running some of the trails over Boulder in the cold temps and falling snow, I was reminded of one of my favorite short films – The Runner in Winter.  It’s a great profile of ultra runner… Read More

Short days + A serious aversion to early morning exercise = All training done at night, by headlamp, up in the mountains above Boulder.

Indian Peaks Adventure

28 miles, 7,000 feet of vertical gain/loss, up & over the Continental Divide twice – Check out my new post on the Mountain Khakis blog about a late summer adventure in the Indian Peaks Wilderness: Pawnee – Buchanan Pass… Read More