31 Dec '15, 7am

Trail of the Week: The Skyline Traverse, Boulder, Colorado

Trail of the Week: The Skyline Traverse, Boulder, Colorado

This route lets you see almost everything that Boulder, Colo., has to offer for mountain running by traversing five of the tallest mountains in Boulder: South Boulder Peak (8,549 feet), Bear Peak (8,459 feet), Green Mountain (8,150 feet), Flagstaff Mountain (6,983 feet), and Mt. Sanitas (6,843 feet). Any one of those mountains can make for a great run, but combining all five in one loop can be downright epic. There is a reason this is a frequent test piece for both pro and amateur ultrarunners. No matter how you combine the mountains—a variety of trailheads and interconnecting trails make numerous options possible—the Skyline Traverse is a long, arduous ultra-style run that has a variety of technical terrain and steep trails with a lot of gain and descent in relatively short distances. But it’s a great challenge with great views throughout—a perfect way to explore all that...

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2015/12/trail-running/trail...

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