Late Post. Grand Canyon SK-PR-BA Hike

Dec 10, 2016. Grand Canyon. South Kaibab-Phantom Ranch-Bright Angel. The Adventure – Goal. Hike from South Kaibab trail down to Phantom Ranch and up to Bright Angel trail. This is my first hike down the canyon, with information and knowledge gathered from the web. ┬áThis is a good source of information for GC backcountry hiking –┬áBackcountry Hiking Brochure (PDF). The Gear. Mizuno Merino Wool + Midlayer Jacket Baselayer Pants + Mizuno Pants Beanie + Neck Gaiter + Gloves + Hand Warmers Hoka trail shoes + Drymax socks UD vest with 50 oz bladder (H2O) + 2 bottles (Tailwind) 3 servings … Continue reading Late Post. Grand Canyon SK-PR-BA Hike

Coastal Run New Year’s Eve One Day

Dec 31, 2016. Mike picked me up from my hotel in the morning and we drove to Crissy Field. We picked up our bibs and souvenir fleece shirt, pitched the tent, and waited for the 9AM start. The weather was sunny with some cloud and wind (oh wait… this is the San Francisco Bay Area – being windy is the norm). I had my Mizuno merino wool shirt + a light running tights. 10 minutes before 9AM, we all lined up at the start, the 24hr runners and a mix of 6/12hr runners. More 6/12hr runners would start later. I’d … Continue reading Coastal Run New Year’s Eve One Day