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Meghan M. Hicks Tuesday, 25 February 2014 10:28 TWEET COMMENTS 1

4 Adventure Runs for the Aspiring FKT'er - Page 2

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2. Wonderland Trail

Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

About 93 miles and almost 23,000 feet of climb.

  • Men’s supported FKT: Kyle Skaggs, 20 hours 53 minutes, September 23-24, 2006.
  • Women’s supported FKT: Darcy Africa and Krissy Moehl, 22 hours 22 minutes 45 seconds, August 22-23, 2013.
  • Men’s unsupported FKT: Richard Kresser, 27 hours 16 minutes, September 14-15, 2013.
  • Women’s unsupported FKT: Candice Burt, 31 hours 11 minutes 57 seconds, September 19-20, 2012
  • (source: fastestknowntime.proboards.com/thread/40).

The aptly named Wonderland Trail traces through wondrous, rainforest-like lowlands and treeless alpine around Mount Rainier.

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3. White Rim Road

Canyonlands National Park, Utah

About 103 miles and 7,300 feet of climb.

  • Men’s FKT: Peter Bakwin, 18 hours 43 minutes 22 seconds, December 2-3, 2006.
  • Women’s supported FKT: Jennilyn Eaton, 21 hours 52 minutes 33 seconds, November 9, 2013.
  • (source: fastestknowntime.proboards.com/thread/12).


Ninety-six dirt-road miles (plus seven on pavement) thread through Canyonlands National Park’s Island in the Sky District, named for its 1,400-foot red, orange and tan sedimentary rock cliffs.

 



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