Matt and I will be hiking the Long Trail in September 2020! Some links may be affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking one of these. https://www.instagram.com/p/B7owsXygrVE/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link We made the decision almost a month ago, firming things up with time off from work, and have since … Continue reading Hiking the Long Trail: September 2020
Sunday, October 7, 2018 Gratitude Waking up early. Running in the rain. Playing cribbage. Free drink. Getting up headlights replaced. New windshield washer fluid pump. Hot showers. Shaved legs. Sweatshirts and pajama pants. Spiced hot apple cider. Joy Beating my time goal at the race. Beer and brats. Running with friends. Winning cribbage. Looking through … Continue reading Gratitude and Joy – October 7, 2018
Hiking Doesn't Always Include a View - Part 1 With zero views the day before, drinking and stuffing our faces at Prohibition Pig, and my brilliant idea for everyone to hike from App Gap to Lincoln Gap, grabbing two of Vermont's 4000 footers, well, everyone but myself and Ruby as we were playing car sherpas, … Continue reading Hiking Doesn’t Always Include a View – Part 2
Originally written for and posted on http://www.newenglandspahtens.com, July 29, 2016. See the post here: http://www.newenglandspahtens.com/so-you-signed-up-for-24-hours-of-shale-hell-now-what/ So you bit the bullet and signed up for 24 Hours of Shale Hell or 8 hours, or some other race where you must go as many laps as possible in a given time period. Your reasoning might have been a … Continue reading So you signed up for 24 Hours of Shale Hell, now what!
We all have our favorite events for one reason or another. One of mine is just over the mountain from me, tucked away in Goshen, Vermont. Infinitus is put on by The Endurance Society and is billed as a rugged trail race (registration is now open for 2017). Rugged is putting it mildly with distances … Continue reading Infinitus 2016