Fastest Known Time - FKT

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Athlete Route Start date Style Status
Lucy Clark Te Araroa (NZ) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Saramoira Shields Death Valley N-S Crossing (CA) Unsupported DNF

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  • johnfegy:
    Finished up my Unsupported hike of the LT today. Ran into a lot of trouble (some avoidable, some not) but still had fun pushing the pace a bit. Final time from stopwatch-to-stopwatch was 7 days, 11 hours, 42 mins, 48 seconds. My tracks from my… read more »
  • Rabbit.Foot:
    Update: I will be doing my attempt on Tuesday the 9th at 3am. Had to move it sooner due to the weather for the next 3-4 days afterwards
  • Jason Hardrath @jasonhardrath:
    I am going to go beyond eating a slice of humble pie, and eat the whole pie. I was thinking that to be classic in Yosemite you had to be climbing something major! Boy, was I wrong! This was one of the most magical trail runs of my entire life. Every… read more »
  • pbakwin:
    While these "little trails" might not be all that notable individually, Lee is doing a couple of notable things.  The first is simply documenting these trails, which apparently no one has done for many of them.  The second is, as I understand, he's… read more »
  • marcy_beard:
    In a similar vein, but less... let's say "artfully" ... spoken: A friend of mine joked that he set an FKT running from his driveway to the store.  But he also didn't post the route on the FKT site. I really like the quote from Peter, thank you for… read more »