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On the Long Ranger Blog

December 7th 2020 UTC

Howdy Everyone,It's the first Monday of the month! Here's what's been happening on the blog: Training Journal – 11/16/20 – 11/22/20 Monday Rest. Tuesday Bouldering @ Movement, ~2 hoursWednesday Rest.Thursday Bouldering @ Movement, ~2 hoursFriday Ride up Deer TrailJust a nice ride before work. Getting used to my new schedule and one less responsibility in my life, so now morning stuff is doable. Read More Training Journal – 11/9/20 – 11/15/20 A pretty frustrating week. The body is just so incredibly tight and isn’t ha ...Continue Reading

On the Long Ranger Blog

November 2nd 2020 UTC

Howdy Everyone,It's the first Monday of the month! Here's what's been happening on the blog: Training Journal – 10/26/20 – 11/1/20 Monday Rest (mostly)A small snowy bike ride home, and then I just hung out keeping warm. Tuesday Climbing @ Movement, 2 hoursA good session with Chris – I’m not sure though if I managed anything I’m proud of. I’m struggling on the lead wall – even a 10d is giving me fits. Read More Faster Fastpack Packing Fastpacking differs from ultralight backpacking to me (although the line is indeed b ...Continue Reading

On the Long Ranger Blog

October 6th 2020 UTC

Howdy Everyone,Here's what's been happening on the blog: Scrambling Shoe Methodologies Scrambling! Joyously moving on easy rock routes. In Boulder, we have a King’s ransom of big rocks to fumble about on and there’s a lifetime of routes to tick. The Flatirons are one of Boulder’s most iconic natural wonders. It’s somewhat impossible to roll into to town and not take a moment to look out west and imagine wandering in/out/around the various crags. Read More Monster Sportiva Mutant Modifications The Sportiva Mutant is m ...Continue Reading

Continental Divide Projects

August 30th 2020 UTC

Howdy everyone - long time since I've sent out a message! Two projects I'm working on, both dealing with the Continental Divide close to home. One is a short that my buddy Nolan Anderson is putting together on something I've dubbed the Loveland Pass/Guanella Pass Over Mountain Route. Here's the trailer - be sure to subscribe to my channel  to know when the premiere happens. The other project was a fastpack between Milner Pass and Berthoud Pass - a nice 80 miles of the Boulder skyline. Good times! A little writeup ...Continue Reading

Help me write a guidebook

November 27th 2019 UTC

Howdy everyone, Finally time to start walking the walk to match the talk I've been talking: I'm beginning the long process of writing a guidebook! What about? Bikepacking to the Colorado 14ers, of course! I promise that I'll publish something, even if that means xeroxing copies of all the pages I've written myself at the copy shopp, drawing the maps myself, and stapling all the pages up by hand. Or making this all into a web-app-thing - whatever it is the kids are doing these days. And whatever its final form, I'll be r ...Continue Reading

CMC Mountain Fest Bikepacking Talk + Workshop: Saturday, September 28th, Golden Colorado

September 11th 2019 UTC

Howdy everyone, It's been quite the summer, and things don't seem to be winding down one bit. I'll be doing a talk and leading a bikepacking workshop at the Colorado Mountain Club's Mountain Fest on Saturday, September 28th in Golden, CO. Tickets are available at their site for this two-day event. Find more information and register for the event at the Mountain Fest site. Here's a little bit of what I'll be doing: Bikepacking With Justin Simoni | 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Have you ever wondered what it would take to combine ba ...Continue Reading

Free Bikepacking Clinic at Bent Gate Mountaineering, May 22nd

April 17th 2019 UTC

Hey howdy everyone, this is Justin Simoni and this a message from my newsletter. First one too - so if you subscribed a while ago, and haven't received anything since.... well: that's why. I wanted to tell you about a Bikepacking clinic I'll be running on May 22nd at Bent Gate Mountaineering in Golden, CO. I'll be sharing some stories, demoing some gear, giving advice for gear + routes, and I'll have a few giveaways as well. The event is free. Bring your stoke and your passion to learn about this wonderful way to see ou ...Continue Reading
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