4 Adventure Runs for the Aspiring FKT'er
Whether you want to try for an FKT or take a more leisurely outing, here are a few adventure runs to put on your list
Editors' Note: This article originally appeared in conjunction with "Fast Times (and Aesthetic Lines)" in our March 2014 issue.
1. Four Passes Loop
White River National Forest, Colorado
About 28 miles and 7,600 feet of climb.
- Men's FKT: Sage Canaday, 4 hours 27 minutes 10 seconds, September 5, 2013.
- Women's FKT: unknown.
A lollipop lop in Colorado's Elk Range that crosses, you guessed it, four passes above 12,000 feet altitude. In this quintessential Rocky Mountain terrain, soak in the wildflowers, turquoise lakes, scree slopes, snowfields and chirping marmots.