A day of the Nines on Boreas Pass: 9 miles run, 900 feet of elevation and 19 MPH top speed...
|Nice view of Breckenridge Ski Resort across the valley from us as we jog along Boreas Pass Rd.|
The day's outing consisted of both "narrow, barely 2 Siberians wide" trails and "wide open, fast packed" trails. A fun combination of two types of terrain.
The outing started gliding through the forest on the narrow Bakers Tank Trail. This trail was barely 2 Siberians wide and made for a fun, shoulder-to-shoulder trot through the trees:
|Thick forest, narrow trail - having fun jogging shoulder-to-shoulder.|
Eventually we transitioned out of the forest and onto the wide Boreas Pass Trail. We jogged up Boreas for a bit then did a quick "snow angel cool off" before starting the final 4 mile run down Boreas Pass Rd.
|"Aahhh, rolling snow angels to cool off before starting the final 4 miles of the day!" express|
the snow angel rolling pair.
|The Boreas Pass Trail is usually wide, packed and fast - zoom!|
A short video clip of the wide, fast & packed Boreas Pass. The entire portion of the outing on Boreas looked pretty much just like this fun little clip...
[watch on youtube if no video loads below]
And, finally, a fun "clip from the front" captured by Nancy as we were finishing the day's run at the Boreas Pass Trailhead:
A day of nines: 9 miles covered with 900 feet of elevation climbed and a top speed of 19 MPH.
2014/2015 Season to Date: 76 days on the trails covering 655.4 miles with 69,700 feet of elevation climbed.