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Athlete Route Start date Style Status
Billy "Wahoo" Meredith Triple Crown of Thru-Hiking (USA) Self-supported In progress
Claire Bannwarth Colorado Trail (CO) Self-supported Complete - New FKT!
Kristian Morgan Appalachian Trail (AT) Supported Complete - New FKT pending verification
Lee Wingate JOGLE / LEJOG (UK) Unsupported In progress

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  • vinnywinning:
    DNF - but man did I get closer! Reached Lake O by day 3, I’m sure I can improve by next year :) 
    When I used to live in Phoenix I worked on getting my Echo Canyon round trip under an hour. My best was 31min up, 27min down on 11-11-2017. This might be my favorite route anywhere!
  • JNewman:
    It's a running FKT. He probably generated the GPX - it's not an FKT recording.  Mat gave it a red hot go but his hip caused a DNF:
  • JNewman:
    Looks like there's been a faster time recorded on 16th Sep '22.
  • Will ''Sisyphus'' Peterson:
    Sitting here dreaming of big days on trail, I thought it might be worth while to open up the discussion on this route. I have no plans for it in the near future, just asking out of curiosity. What did Jeff do for changing out his gear? Is it still… read more »