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A Full Day of Recipes!

By on September 11, 2014

Being a runner, I need to be conscious of what I eat, which can sometimes be quite a juggling act. Trying to balance daily calorie goals, macronutrient ratios, and…

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She Lit A Fire: 4 Days and 3 Nights on the Teton Crest Trail

By on September 5, 2014

Over Labor Day Weekend, I packed up my backpack and headed out to tackle the Teton Crest Trail with Jason and three of our friends. The Teton Crest Trail…

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The Butterfly Effect: 2014 Leadville 100

By on August 23, 2014

Have you ever heard of the butterfly effect? If not, it goes something like this: the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Colorado can cause a hurricane in Florida….

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Saturday Skyrunning Sufferfest

By on July 26, 2014

Earlier this week I signed up for La Maratona Verticale. An approximately 27 mile, 10,000+ foot elevation gain marathon at Copper Mountain, CO. The fact that it had a…

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The Land That Time Forgot: Ice Lake Basin Backpacking Trip

By on July 26, 2014

Every once in a while you go somewhere that completely exceeds your expectations. This happened to me the first time I went to North Dakota (although that wasn’t hard…