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  • A trip to the top of the Western World

    21 Mar 2014

    Aconcagua, 6962 meters (22,841′). Highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere. A funny name, but don’t poke fun, or otherwise the mountain will extract her revenge on you. I never grew up dreaming of climbing Aconcagua like I did with Denali. Honestly, it was not really on my radar until a few years ago, and even […]

  • Puking and the Coldwater Rumble 100 miler Fun Run Report

    28 Jan 2014

    THAT was painful. Karl Meltzer, a famous and brash 100 mile runner, is fond of saying “100 miles is not that far.” After having finished my first 100 miler last March in under 20 hours and having it feel pretty good, and then running 416 miles across Iowa in seven days, I was inclined to […]

  • Two and a half months in

    21 Jan 2014

    Two months plus change on the road. In some respects, it was about what I expected in my dreams leading up to the momentous change. In a lot of other respects, not at all. So far, I’ve adventured all around the West, mainly sticking to sunny Las Vegas, balmy Southern California, frigid Iowa, and recently snowy […]