Saturday, January 30, 2010

Morning coffee ponderings

Summer Adventure Choices -

The ULTIMATEXC Mont Tremblant, Quebec Canada
3 Day Stage Race
Day 1 34 Mile Kayak
Day 2 35 Mile Run
Day 3 60 mile Mtn. Bike

NF Bear Mountain 50 mile run
Runners can expect technical terrain and rocky footing that cuts to the chase, with some trails heading steeply uphill rather than zig-zagging at a gentler grade. Descents end in wooded hollows before the next rapid climb ending with a breathtaking view. Make no mistake: this will be a tough test of off-road endurance.

High Exposure - 5.6 Shawangunks, New York

Devil's Path Traverse - Catskill Mountains
Length 24.2 miles
Elevation Change 18,000 feet (5,486 m) cumulative

Great Range Traverse
- Adirondack Mountains
Length 25 miles
Elevation Change 17,600 feet

Technical Ascents of Katahdin
Armadillo Buttress (III, 5.8)
Pamola Four (III, 5.5-5.8)

Cape Cod Bay Challenge - A 30-mile marathon standup paddle across Cape Cod Bay

Sea Paddle NYC - 28-mile surf paddle around the island of Manhattan, NYC