Mary Jane Falls & Cathedral Rock Trail Report: Running Hypoxic

[singlepic id=1373 w=320 h=240 float=left]An airplane cabin, at altitude, is only pressurized to an altitude of 8,000 feet. Being a pilot, I experience that altitude all the time and I feel comfortable with it. It’s a whole different world trying to trail run at that altitude, however, particularly when the top of the hike is at almost 9,000 feet. That’s …

Trail Report: Purisima Creek Redwoods (Bay Area)

View Larger Map A few days ago I went for a run in the Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve on the San Francisco Peninsula. My 14 mile loop was both a challenge, and beautiful, and followed the North Ridge, Harkins Ridge, Purisima Creek, Borden Hatch Mill, Grabtown Gulch, and Craig Britton Trails. Thanks to the wonders of the Garmin …