FKT: Andy Wacker - Tenmile Traverse (CO) - 2020-10-10

Route variation
Standard route (Peaks 1-10, TH-to-TH)
Gender category
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Total time
4h 7m 56s
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That is harder than I remember! Back after a month thanks to warm October weather - this time a little smarter. Pushed the first climb up to peak one - it is steep and reminds me of Sierre Zinal! Got through the technical parts peaks 1-4, probably a little worse than last time - where did all that scree and boulder fields come from? Paced myself and really put on a consistent effort. I knew I was 10-15 minutes behind FKT pace going into peaks 9 and 10. Peak 10 is a technical nightmare. This time, I had the right mindset and really enjoyed it - climbing like a crazed sloth on all fours! And thanks to a great descent, came home with a shiny new time of 4:07:56 TH to TH. 0.5L of water, 2 Honey Stinger gold gels.

Total time is the split at the Burro TH.