What Makes a Hard Day Hard

But really, what is it? Some long days, with lots of elevation, go by in a jiffy. And then there are those 11.8 mile days, like the one we did out of Independence after our zero, that are hard. To be fair, the day after a zero always seems hard. Maybe it’s all the laying […]

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Crust Busters

Don’t bust the crust!  This is a favorite saying of desert enthusiasts to try to keep hikers on trail. In a healthy desert there is a crust of cryptobiotic soil that covers the ground and it is extremely fragile. Step off the path and you crush this delicate and incredibly important part of the unique […]

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