Tag: travel

A failed attempt climbing Longs Peak

An attempt to climb Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park. And learning an important lesson: what counts in the end is making it back alive.

Running the Boston Half Marathon

Of course it’s not the same as running the full marathon, but a good excuse to go to Boston. That, and catching up with a good friend of mine.

Marin Century

Lots of ups and downs in this popular century ride just north of San Francisco.

Running the Vancouver Half Marathon

A running event in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. And only a two hour flight away. Sign me up already!

Great Western Bicycle Festival

The 49th installment of the Great Western Bicycle Rally, a true festival for everyone interested in cycling.

Chico Velo Wildflower Century

Transitioning from running to cycling events, I explored uncharted territory way up north at the Chico Wildflower Century.

Running the NYC Half Marathon

Between skyscrapers and amidst frigid temperatures, a half marathon event was held.

Running the Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon

Thousands of runners answered the invitation by the City of Angels to celebrate Halloween running-style. And I was in the midst of it.

Backpacking in Rocky Mountain National Park with REI

I enjoyed my first trip with REI so much, that I decided to go for another one. This time, my sense for adventure took me to Colorado and the Rocky Mountain National Park for two nights of backpacking.

Death Valley Cycling with REI

Experiencing Death Valley with a group of 11 other fellow cyclists and supported by REI.