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Zion Double Crossing FKT: Report

Craig Lloyd on West Rim somewhere



"Now I spend the summer remembering the good intentions which vanished.
In part because of laziness, in part because of carelessness.
What's wrong with feeling nostalgic?
...August is coming to an end and September isn't arriving,
and I'm so ordinary!
But there's no need to worry.
It's alright.
It's okay."
-The Great Beauty

I know race reports are supposed to be all flashy pictures with a story cleverly told in mile markers and splits.







Jen and I coming to Hopp. "This is our seflie spot, remember?"




But, this isn't a race report, I don't think in terms of splits and places, and I'm typically not very clever.

Here's the stats:
Goal: Don't puke (for the first time ever)
Goal: Have fun
Goal: Perfect day. Find 100 mile mojo. End season on a high note.
Start Time: 5:06pm
Finish Time: 5:56pm (24:50)
Course: West Zion (Lee's Pass in Kolob) to East Entrance, then back. Roughly 97 miles and 19,000 feet of vertical…

Zion Double Crossing FKT: Report

"Now I spend the summer remembering the good intentions which vanished.
In part because of laziness, in part because of carelessness.
What's wrong with feeling nostalgic?
...August is coming to an end and September isn't arriving,
and I'm so ordinary!
But there's no need to worry.
It's alright.
It's okay."
 -The Great Beauty

I know race reports are supposed to be all flashy pictures with a story cleverly told in mile markers and splits.



But, this isn't a race report, I don't think in terms of splits and places, and I'm typically not very clever.

Here's the stats:
Goal: Don't puke (for the first time ever)
Goal: Have fun
Goal: Perfect day. Find 100 mile mojo. End season on a high note.
Start Time: 5:06pm
Finish Time: 5:56pm (24:50)
Course: West Zion (Lee's Pass in Kolob) to East Entrance, then back. Roughly 97 miles and 19,000 feet of vertical gain
The crew: Craig and I for the entire double, Matt Williams first 13 miles then he was c…