Mountain Man: A Shift From Roads to Trails Elevated Tim Tollefson’s Career // Runner’s World

So many spectators wanted to high-five Tim Tollefson, a pro ultrarunner from Mammoth Lakes, California, at last summer’s Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc that he almost forgot to cross the finish line. Trail-running fans—who are…

12 facts about Catalina Island that will surprise you // Matador Network

TWENTY-SOME MILES off the coast of Southern California lies an island famous for glass-bottom boats, epic scuba and snorkeling spots like Lovers Cove, and panoramic views of the Pacific. Santa Catalina Island is…

Clare Gallagher on Running, Reefs, and Frosting // Mammoth Cribs Endurance Blog

Clare Gallagher quietly made her ultra running debut while living abroad in Thailand. It did not take long for the 25-year-old Colorado native to make a splash on the ultra circuit when she…

Des Linden: Boston Marathon Prep in a Record-Breaking Mammoth Lakes Winter // Mammoth Cribs Endurance Blog

Two-time Olympic marathoner Desiree Linden arrived in Mammoth Lakes in early January. Her plan: to run easy miles at altitude in preparation for Boston Marathon training. Winter was in full swing in the…

Training Tips for a Pain-Free Return to the Trails // REI Co-op Journal

Though most of us have a hard time stepping away from the trails when they’re covered in snow and ice, a break from high-mileage running is actually an important step in your training….

Tasc Performance Elevation Base Layers // Mountain Online

My review of the Tasc Performance Elevation Base Layers for Mountain Online: The Claim: Tasc Performance says their base layers are designed to keep your temperature regulated during brisk winter workouts. The fabrics are odor-resistant,…

How One Trail Runner Helps the NPS Study Wildlife // REI Co-op Journal

Keith Boden suits up in a lightweight long sleeve shirt, pants, and hiking boots. In his pack, he carries food and water and camera equipment, which can sometimes weigh up to 40 pounds….

MTN Lodges: Mammoth Mountain Chalets // Mountain Magazine

Overview: Slopeside at Mammoth, the chalets are ski-in ski-out A-frame cabins adjacent to 80 miles of singletrack bike trails when the snow melts. U.S. Forest Service land surrounds the property, with hiking and…

The Best Running Bras of 2016 // Gear Institute

To conduct our Women’s Running Bra Test, Monica Prelle wore these bras running more than 100 miles for each item. She compared the bras by running on the trails, road, and track in…

How to Train for a Road Race on the Trails // REI Co-op Journal

Tired of pounding pavement? Head to the trails. When my training schedule calls for 16 miles, I pull out a box of trail maps and begin plotting a route. The Ansel Adams and John…

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