Mosquito Pass

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After taking the big girls to Mount Massive, Kayla was owed a mountain adventure. So we headed out on an ATV together on the best weather day of the week. Went to the east side of Leadville and I figured we ought to drive up Mosquito Pass. I have run it enough times but never actually drove to the top. … Read More

RV: Grand Tetons

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Time for the first real RV trip! We had the destinations picked out long before the RV was a reality. So now it was time to pack up and head northwest to…Wyoming? While much of Wyoming is a big vast nothingness, the NW corner packs some of the best landscape in the United States. And there it appeared on the … Read More

Avid 4 Adventure Camp

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Time for camp! A full week including a variety of sports. Kayla is at a ripe age for going and learning a lot of skills — canoes, kayaks, hiking, mountain biking, and more! When she is with me, she never paddles.  Hmmm.  Looks like a great day on the water. I don’t think that is what the mats are for!  … Read More

Leadville Firecracker 5K 2016

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Distance 3.11 miles Time 41:19 Pace Hers! Rank 156th GPS Analysis Strava FIRST RACE! “So anybody want to race 5k in the morning?”, I asked. Harmless question. Sydney said, “Yes!”. Reagan said, “OK, I want to beat Sydney”. Kayla pops out, “Me too!”. What? You are 6! You can run 3.1 miles at 10,000 feet. But I didn’t tell her … Read More