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Getting A Bit Western on Mt Twynam

Spring is in the air…nah nah nah, nah nah nah…spring is in the air…and I had time off work!

Alexey, Simon and I set off in the Russian Snow Chariot from Sydney, at 4pm on Friday afternoon. 1,802 more words


Pinnacle Glacier Skiing

June ski turns on Pinnacle Glacier
4 mile roundtrip hike with ~1200′ elevation gain
~250′ vertical ski runs
June 13, 2015

Don a.k.a. “Rusty Knees” invited me out to join him and his turns-all-year crowd for some June skiing at Mount Rainier National Park. 401 more words


March Madness and an Antsy Allen

March did not go according to plan for me – and I love plans. After competing in the Way Too Cool 50k I was excited to get back to training in Colorado again. 799 more words

Hammer Nutrition

Spring in Hakuba, Part 2

Part 1 Here


Good weather was back! I got up early, and had a minor epic at the Happo ticket office trying to “recharge” my points pass. 1,533 more words


1st Alpine Ski Tour

I have downhill skied weekly (every winter) since I was a toddler until I got an injury in my teenage years…. and since prices for lift tickets kept going up, it just became a once a year thing.  463 more words

Functional Fitness