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Thoughts
Sorry to see these efforts end. This FKT is tough! Enough people have gone after the JMT, and their documentation has been so good, that by now people know pretty much exactly the splits they need ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Following Ralph and Allen's JMT FKT attempt
July 31, 4:54pm

Allen's spot
I wonder if Allen forgot to reset his spot after the second 24 hour period.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Following Ralph and Allen's JMT FKT attempt
July 30, 1:48pm

EIA
Interesting coincidence that Brett Maune had to bail out of his attempt at the Colo 14ers FKT at just about the same time as you due to exersize induced asthma (with a visit to the ER).

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
July 16, 9:42pm

grippy
Nobody's made a GREAT crossover trailrunner / scrambling shoe that I know of. Approach shoes are sticky but they tend to have very narrow toe box & be quite stiff for running. The La Spor...

In GEAR » Trail runner with approach shoe grip?
July 14, 4:18pm

Rats!
Bummer! He was doing really well! That section around Reds has so much horse crap on the trail, I'm not surprised a person would get a respiratory problem. You breathe a lot during one of the...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
July 14, 2:23pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: JMT speed record attempt
I so do not agree with Art about spot. The scenario he suggests is highly unlikely. Handing out cards is at least as fraught - it would be easy to create a bunch of fake email accts and send yourse...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
July 10, 3:18pm

Part 2
Part 2 is up. http://blog.ultimatedirection.com/triple-trek-pt2/

In Post-Trip Reports » Canyonlands National Park - all 3 (or 4?) districts
May 28, 10:04am

Bike?
Bikes are not allowed on foot trails in the National Park. In fact one guide told us that you aren't allowed to carry a wheel of any kind on a foot trail - it is forbidden to carry your bike. ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Canyonlands National Park - all 3 (or 4?) districts
May 27, 5:13pm

Canyonlands National Park - all 3 (or 4?) districts
Buzz put up a trip report on our Canyonlands "Triple Trek", which covered all 3 Districts of the Park: Island in the Sky, the Maze and the Needles. You could include the "River Dis...

In Post-Trip Reports » Canyonlands National Park - all 3 (or 4?) districts
May 27, 8:17am

Half Dome
Speaking of Yosemite and soloing, Dean Potter just set the FKT on Half Dome: http://fastestknowntime.proboards.com/thread/264/half-dome?page=1&scrollTo=2941

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Valley Uprising
May 04, 1:25pm

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