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UPWC: Easy Pass to Colonial Creek

UltraPedestrian Wilderness Challenge (UWPC)

Presenting a guest post on trail running by K, of General Tso’s Chicken blog fame.

Stats

5:47:00 Elapsed Time
2 Strava segments (GPS watch was a shame first 20 miles, Switched to iPhone Strava track when watch froze)
1 GPS watch that lost signal about 20 miles in
1 Finish photo
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2 liters of water, 2 consumed
7 Clif Bloks, 4 consumed
2 Stroopwafels, 0 consumed
2 Clif Bars, 0 consumed
1 Spam musubi, 1 consumed*
1 Lovely Wife to drive me to Easy Pass (pictured to the right and owner of this blog)

‘Gram

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Trip Report

Inspired by friends undertaking longer and longer trail runs and a recent read of Scott Jurek’s North, I identified Easy Pass as a nicely laid out route and excellent introduction to the UltraPedestrian Wilderness Challenge.  With a supportive community behind me, I convinced my wife (pictured above, you probably have to scroll back) into a wet camping adventure in the North Cascades and off we went.

Three lessons learned from Saturday’s run:

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