Granite Mountain

Wednesday, October 5th, 2022 Start/End: Granite Mountain trailhead Miles: 8.12 Elevation gain/loss: 3619′ I met up with my friend Rin at the trailhead; we know each other from overlapping one day on the PCT in Washington in 2020 and have kept in contact since! It was great to meet up in person to spend some … Continue reading Granite Mountain

Mailbox Peak

Monday, October 3rd, 2022 Start/End: Mailbox Peak upper trailhead Miles: 7.9 Elevation gain/loss: 3812′ After wrapping up my day of work, I headed out to the trailhead to meet up with my coach, Joe McConaughy. We decided to go up the steep old trail and then descend by the switchbacks of the new trail. It … Continue reading Mailbox Peak

The Enchantments

Sunday, October 2nd, 2022 Start: Snow Lakes Trailhead End: Stuart Lake Trailhead Miles: 18.95 Elevation gain: 7149′ Elevation loss: 5135′ After a long drive yesterday evening, I arrived at the Bridge Creek Campground around 12am. The campground appeared to be full, but there was some flat space underneath pine trees nearby. I parked my car, … Continue reading The Enchantments

Great Range Traverse

Saturday, July 11, 2020 Start/End: Rooster Comb trailhead, Keene Valley, NY Miles: 24.74 Elevation gain: 10,100′ GaiaGPS track (elevation incorrect) I was awake at 5:15am, and left my campsite at Drapers’ Acres 20 minutes later. It had started raining overnight, and was still raining when I got in my car and drove the 25 minutes … Continue reading Great Range Traverse