The Pick your Poison 50km trail race is coming up in April and I'm signed up to compete. It'll be my first ultramarathon, so I'm training hard to prepare myself. In addition to just running a really f*cking long distance, I'm trying to prepare myself mentally. There are bound to be points during the race … Continue reading Training for an Ultra
Yesterday, we had the most magnificent snow storm. It started falling around 9am and never really stopped until well into the night. We got 40cm of snow, easily, and today the whole world around us was was blanketed in a fresh coat of sparkling white. Of course we had to get a good look at … Continue reading Up and down the Bellevue Valley Trail
Our weekend plans had originally been to go skiing. We stuck with that even after two separate invites to go fat biking at Crimson Ridge with groups of friends. We wanted to take Yuna out skijoring! Also, both groups were planning to start early and we kind of wanted to sleep in for a change. … Continue reading Fatbiking at Crimson Ridge – with friends!
We set out Sunday, Dec. 30th at around 10:30am; a rather late start for us. It was -3C with a "feels like" of -7C. We got to the trailhead and discovered that the snow was, blessedly, not too deep. It was coarse and dry with a thin crust on top from a recent thaw, which … Continue reading Pancake Bay by fat bike
Our journey begins here. Mark and I met back in September and immediately realized we shared a great love for the outdoors. Whenever possible, we started going on adventures together. Canoeing, camping, mountain biking or fat biking, skiing or just hiking... we love being outside together. This is where we plan to chronicle our expeditions … Continue reading Beginnings