Marathon training for Ultrarunners

Ultrarunning events are generally defined as any long-distance runs that are longer than a marathon (26.2 miles). Shortest Ultras starts from 50K runs (~31 miles - around 6 miles longer than a marathon), but most will argue that real Ultra distances start from 50 miles and go up (to 100 miles, 200 miles and even... Continue Reading →

Bryce Canyon 100 miles ultra run

The day when you run 100 miles is NOT an ordinary day of your life. The day when you run 100 miles is also NOT just an extra-ordinary day of your life. It's a full life packed inside a day. You are born in the morning as you toe the starting line, you age through... Continue Reading →

Backpacking to Buck Creek Pass

Backpacking up Buck Creek Pass with my kids was on my wish list for a while. I knew that it’s a gentle hike up from the trailhead offering spectacular views of Glacier peak and other mountains in the wilderness. From the pass, one can also roam in the high country for hours - sounds magical... Continue Reading →

A day on Northern Loop in Mt Rainier

Northern Loop is a wild trail in Mount Rainier National park that travels some of the most stunning and least-visited mountain landscape in one of the very-well-visited national park of USA. The trail is unique as it ventures into some of the pristine forests, craggy peaks, alpine meadows and raging water torrents - relentlessly climbing... Continue Reading →

Circumnavigation of Mt St Helens in a day

Mt St Helens is the iconic Pacific NW volcano that erupted in recent times (1980). I have climbed this mountain before but never circumnavigated it via Loowit trail, which goes all around the mountain. It's a unique trail in a unique mountain that passes through the volcanic blast zone, full of lava rocks, pumice, deep... Continue Reading →

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