Time to tally up all the successes (and failures) from this year’s (mis)adventures:Continue reading…
Housemate Nolan wanted to do the Flatiron Quinfecta for his 25th Birthday Challenge (climbing the standard east face route of each of the five numbered flatirons) and I was happy to help him make that happen. I started off guiding him on the the easiest flatiron routes just a few months ago.
For my housemate’s birthday, we did the Flatiron Quinfecta – a local scrambling challenge to climb the five number flatirons in a day. My housemate has really only scrambled for a limited amount of time, and I was most impressed of his fortitude in successfully completing the task. Happy birthday, dude!
Last Thursday, I thought a righteous challenge would be to see how many laps on the Second Flatiron’s “Freeway” route I could do, before my arms fell off.
Visit the Ultimate Direction Blog to read my Long Form Essay: The Everest Out My Back Door, about the getting older, lofty goals, and the village of support around the trail running community here in Boulder, CO. I can’t thank everyone, enough.