Fall Lake

Date: Friday-Saturday July 22-23, 2022 Area: Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Trip Plan: Launch at Fall Lake near Ely, head through a couple lakes to Basswood Lake and follow the US/Canada border west for 35-50 miles, turn around and go back the same way. Day 1 – Get past Curtain Falls and camp where possible. […]

Moose Lake

Date: Friday-Sunday June 24-26, 2022 Area: Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Trip Plan: Launch at the Moose Lake entry point in the BWCA, go straight to the US/Canada border, then travel east along the boarder to Lake Saganaga. Merge south to Trails End of the Gunflint Trail, then back west to Sea Gull Lake, Kekakabic […]

Sawbill Paddleboard Loop

Trip Plan: Launch paddleboard at Sawbill Lake BWCA Entry, paddle in a loop. The loop looked to be about 27 miles, and I hoped to finish within a full day’s light. Start Time: Monday, September 14, 2020 – 7:11am GPS Data: Stand Up Paddleboard 29.9 miles Total Time: 11:55:40 As most cool adventures go, I […]

Grandma’s Marathon Bike-Run Double

Trip Plan: Bike the Grandma’s Marathon course in reverse, from the finish line to the start line. Drop the bike, change to running gear and run the Grandma’s Marathon course back. Start Time: Saturday, April 11, 2020 – 6:09am GPS Data: Bike 26.4 miles Run 26.6 miles Time: Bike: 1:12:55 Transition: 0:03:00 Run: 3:29:46 Total […]

Buzz Ryan Road Winter Camping

Trip Plan: Ski pulk to Buzz Ryan Campsites in the Boulder Lake Management Area. Winter camp two nights in the hot tent and explore the area on fat skis. Date: December 20-22, 2019 GPS Data: Ski pulk 2 miles Ski 14.5 miles Ski pulk 1.8 miles Day 1 – Friday, December 20, 2019 My dream […]

Rossini Road Adventure Duathlon

Trip Plan: Drive to Superior Hiking Trail Rossini Road Trailhead, run ~38 miles back to my house (.3 miles off the SHT), grab my bike and take a road/gravel route ~36 miles back to my car. Start Time: Thursday, September 26, 2019 – 7:55am GPS Data: Run 38.5 miles Bike 34.5 miles Time: Run 7:52:08 […]

St. Louis River Paddle-Portage-Bike

Trip Plan: Drive to Chamber’s Grove Park, paddle on St. Louis River out the Aerial Lift Bridge to Leif Erickson Park via Lake Superior. Portage my paddleboard up 7 blocks to the shed at my house. Bike from my house back to my minivan via Skyline Parkway and Mission Creek Boulevard. Start Time: Friday, August […]

Training Program March-May 2019

October 18 to March 19 Training Plan

Duluth Loops

Hike Date: February 16-17, 2019 Trail: Superior Hiking Trail, Duluth Traverse Mountain Bike Trail Trip Plan: Simulate a supported thru-hike effort but solo, by operating out of my house. Hike and run 65 miles over two days at 4 miles per hour. Day 1: Run 40 miles with several stops at home by utilizing local […]