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Athlete Route Start date Style Status
Diego Pazos Via Alpina (Switzerland) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Jeff Garmire Colorado Trail (CO) Unsupported Complete - new FKT!
Ryan Norton Pacific Crest Trail through OR (OR) Self-supported DNF
Zachary Szablewski, John Maxwell Pacific Crest Trail through WA (WA) Supported DNF
Jonathan Thomas Pacific Crest Trail through WA (WA) Self-supported In progress
Abby Hall John Muir Trail (CA) Unsupported Complete - no FKT
Tara Dower Mountains to Sea Trail (NC) Supported In progress
Katherine A Baird Superior Hiking Trail (MN) Unsupported Complete - new FKT!
Nancy East, Chris Ford Great Smoky Mountains National Park 900 (NC, TN) Supported In progress
Kristian Dela Cour Caledonia Way (United Kingdom) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Martin Coulombe Rideau Trail (ON, Canada) Supported DNF
Leah Atherton South West Coast Path (UK) Supported DNF
Ricky Vandegrift Sheltowee Trace (KY) Self-supported Complete - new FKT!
John Harrison Pockler Bruce Trail (ON, Canada) Supported In progress
Paige Pasquini Colorado Trail (CO) Self-supported DNF
Kristian Morgan South West Coast Path (UK) Supported In progress
Michael Mcknight Colorado Trail (CO) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Dan Barger Western States 200 (CA) Supported Not yet started

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  • joe:
    Hi Stephen, the fall is a good time to go but you should still expect there to be ticks. The best method I've found is to tuck you pants into your socks and the cover them in two layers of nylon stockings while spraying with a bug repellent that… read more »
  • scott snell:
    Full report:  https://www.beastcoasttrailrunning.com/2020/08/no-buckles-no-support-just-darkness-and.html
  • scott snell:
    Here's my full report of my out and back self-supported run:   https://www.beastcoasttrailrunning.com/2020/08/no-buckles-no-support-just-darkness-and.html    
  • Mike Desmond:
    Found this article: https://www.themountainmail.com/free_content/article_be687366-d2d6-11ea-a3b1-0718c024e25c.html says that it is only closed to wheeled traffic. Will make that 6-mile section harder, but we should be good to go...thanks again!
  • Mike Desmond:
    Thanks for the heads up! There is a section that is washed out between Ducket and Hayden THs too (3 miles up Wolf Creek). I ran through it twice...definitely able to navigate it, but the trail is harder to find than other areas. I did not realize… read more »