Mineral Basin Drone Footage

My father and I went exploring today to see how high up roads were open. The road over Cottonwood Pass was still closed (as are the roads over Independence Pass and to the top of Mt. Evans), so we went on the road that goes by Cottonwood Lake up to Mineral Basin.

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Backcountry Skiing near Mt. Sherman

After a fairly long week, hour wise, at work, and a slightly exhausting 18km long run, I came up with the genious idea to do a little bit of backcountry skiing. As there is basically no snow left in the front range, I headed to Fairplay with plans of skiing on Mt. Sherman, a 14er that is a few miles west of there.

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Week in Training May 3, 2020

This week's long run went very poorly. Due to travel plans, I ended up running on a section of the Colorado Trail at around 9000 feet. The run started off fairly well, but after six or seven kilometers, I started having major issues with being lightheaded, nauseous, and with stomach cramps. The remaining 7 kilometers were absolutely no fun and included way more walking than running.

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Upgrading Firmware in an Ender 5

I have wanted a 3d printer for many years. I've looked at the technology many times over the last 5 or so years but it has always been a bit more than I wanted to spend. Over the last year that has changes and this month, I finally took the plunge and purchased an Ender 5 by Creality. With a build volume of 220 x 220 x 300 mm it is one of the larger printers that can be had for under $500.

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Week in Training April 26, 2020

Much better milage this week. I still probably should have fit in a 4th day running, but I did do a half-marathon length run, so I'll give myself a bit of a break there.

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