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Pacific Northwest Sail-Running Adventure: Failure On The Juan De Fuca Trail

By | 2018-11-14T06:26:59+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Outside Vermont, Travel|

Preface: I wasn't going to post anything about this trip because it did not turn out as I had hoped. I had high expectations related to my performance and related to the visual content I was hoping to produce. After reflecting for a bit I have decided to share my experience because it's often in failure that we learn the most.  So early last year I started scheming. I have 4 brothers and two of them live in Seattle. They recently purchased a sailboat and have been learning how to sail. After confirming that they could get the boat safely out of the marina and back I proposed the idea of sailing to Vancouver Island so that I could do some trail running. I [...]

Favorite Runs: Destination Mt Mansfield Vermont

By | 2017-10-01T04:54:23+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Favorite Runs, Vermont|

  Welcome to the first post in our Favorite Run Series! Vermont has an abundance of beautiful places to run, and today we are going to visit Mt Mansfield. Mt Mansfield is the highest peak in Vermont and has a number of trails that climb up, plunge down, and wind around the area. It's close to Burlington, and if visiting from outside the area, should be on your short list of places to explore. This particular outing starts in the parking lot at the Stevensville trailhead in Underhill, VT then follows the Frost Trail up and over to the CCC Road, then up the Halfway House Trail. From here we traverse just below the ridgeline on Canyon Extension North before bumping up to the ridgeline and following [...]