On the Long Ranger Blog

 
From: "Long Ranger Express" <me@PROTECTED>
Subject: On the Long Ranger Blog
Date: February 7th 2022

Howdy Everyone,

It's the first Monday of the month! Here's what's been happening on the blog:

Training Journal: 1/24/22 – 1/30/22

Longs Peak (Glacier Gorge side) from the unnamed lake

Monday

Bouldering @ Movement, 2 hours

Had the intention of topping a V7 I had my eye on last time I visited the gym. It has a difficult move at the beginning, where you have to cross your arms to reach a tiny crimp.

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Training Journal: 1/17/22 – 1/23/22

Monday

Bouldering @ Movement, 2 hours

Finally sent a hard V6 I had been working on for a few sessions. The difficulty is the first move (for me) and the last move, which is certainly a heartbreaker. I don’t have send footage, but I do have a failed attempt – I fell simply trying the first move many dozens of times,

Tuesday

Bicycle Commute (20 miles)

Leg Day

A small workout of squats and deadlifts.

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Weighted Carries for Fastpacking Training and Practice

Some terrain is difficult to use poles (like talus)

For the majority of my outdoor trips and adventures, I’m mountain running: moving as quickly as I can in mountainous terrain all with the minimal amount of gear. I also go on multi-day trips and then my mountain running transforms into what’s called, fastpacking.

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Until next time,

Long May You Range!

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