Appalachian Trail 4 State Challenge in a Day

A long day South – Running the 4 State Challenge on the AT Date: May 2020 Start Location: Pen Mar County Park Maryland Finish Location: West Virginia/ Virginia Border Appalachian Trail Total Time: 11:22             Total Miles: 43.5 Elevation Change: 8100 Up and 8300 down Weather: Humid, Warm, & Sunny Just before the start ofContinue reading “Appalachian Trail 4 State Challenge in a Day”

“Base” Training Period for Great Range Traverse

I will start off with a disclaimer that I have used in the past: I am not a fitness professional, professional trainer, or doctor. I do however live in a totally flat area surrounded by corn fields and do decently ok in the mountains. Which is actually the reason that I started this blog, IContinue reading ““Base” Training Period for Great Range Traverse”

Great Range Traverse June 2019

I distinctly remember the first time I saw the high peaks of New York’s Adirondack Mountains. As we drove NW on route 73 I remember being in complete awe with the sheer amount of exposed, steep, and seemingly endless peaks. A few months later I got the chance to climb one and I was instantlyContinue reading “Great Range Traverse June 2019”

Functional Training- Q&A with Sean Sewell from Colorado Personal Fitness.

As I progress down this blog journey an important goal of mine is to feature a series of Q&A’s on how others prepare for adventures in the mountains. I am so excited to kick this off with the below Q&A with Sean Sewell from Colorado Personal Fitness. Sean Sewell is a Certified Personal Trainer (andContinue reading “Functional Training- Q&A with Sean Sewell from Colorado Personal Fitness.”