Wildcat – Carter – Moriah

Having climbed the Catskills multiple times over, and having bagged the Adirondacks’ 46 high peaks, I am now slowly making my way through the next regional list — New Hampshire’s 4,000-footers, of which there are 48.  Slowly, on account of the 5-6 hour drive to get there — and sometimes longer, as bumps in the road tend to knock the power cord out of my phone, which I notice at those inopportune times when I really need Google Maps.  And slowly on account of the rough trails — steep, full of chunky rocks, dotted with mud pits, laced with roots — and my practice of going barefoot.  Did I mention acorns?

This is the account of my latest trip — bagging 6 more peaks on a 20-mile trail over three rainy days.

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Wildcat – Carter – Moriah

Katlin Rhode’s 70-mile SRT Race Report

Guest post by 2021 70-mile SRT female winner and record-setter Katlin Rhodes.  Please note Katlin is raising money for suicide prevention — you can find out more at https://supporting.afsp.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=2425555

“Last call for runners!” I fumble with my mask and jump on the bus. There’s a buzz of energy and nerves as we’re all driven to the start line of the race in High Point State Park, NJ after dropping our vehicles at the finish line 70+ miles away in Rosendale, NY.

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Katlin Rhode’s 70-mile SRT Race Report