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Millweek: "Slogging is so in right now."

"I think I want to do Millwood this year."

"Oh? I was thinking this year I'd like to run it all in sections, maybe over the course of a couple weeks. Hardrock training."

"Oooohhhh I am coming. Why don't we do that in a week, and we could name it Millweek?!"

I was Barkley training, hiking up West Grandeur...again. Matty and I were chatting, and I was grasping at straws to figure out what I'd be psyched on to do after Barkley. We discussed the idea intermittently- pieces that would be fun to do, what it'd be like if Millweek became "a thing." (sidenote - Millwood 100M is a local line with 44000+ vertical gain! more about that here)

Millweek was tripurpose in theory: Hardrock training for Matty (as well as visiting beautiful and favorite places,) scouting and training for my Millwood 100M attempt, and the opportunity to showcase some of the most aesthetic and least traveled trails in the Wasatch. Matty posted on the Wasatch Mountain Wra…