Routes and FKTs

Linville Gorge - Rim to Rim

Linville Gorge in WNC is a special place. My first experience with the Gorge was running the 3 Peaks challenge which is a 22 mile run out from Wolf Pit Trailhead going over Shortoff and Table Rock mou...

Posted by Ryan James on 2022-05-02

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The Art Loeb Trail

The Art Loeb Trail is a 30.1 mile long trail that traverses some of the most gorgeous ridge line in WNC. With that being said, it is also a brutal route. Depending on the direction that you're going, ...

Posted by Ryan James on 2021-12-30

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Massanutten Mountain Trail - The Ring

Where do we start? When you're on a loop, you always get to pick - so let's start off with a low point of this attempt. It's middle of July and I've missed my crew at Camp Roosevelt and I keep going n...

Posted by Ryan James on 2021-10-02

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The Georgia Loop

What exactly is the Georgia Loop? The first time I heard about the Georgia Loop was when I was dragging my POS carcass across the DRT in the middle of the first Fierce Dragon 100 event. I was told abo...

Posted by Ryan James on 2021-03-26

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The Foothills Trail

You may be like me and may not know much about the Foothills Trail. I've known about this trail for about 2 months after hearing about it on [B.R.U.T.E.S](https://blueridgeultratrail.wordpress.com/). ...

Posted by Ryan James on 2020-12-14

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The Pitchell

This write up has been a long time coming. One of the most famous runs in the southeast must be the Pitchell run and I felt that I should get a Pitchell finish before penning this writeup. After comin...

Posted by Ryan James on 2020-08-12

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Cheaha Wilderness Loop

Sitting on the rock was even hard, the slope of this climb was so steep that even taking a break from it required more work from my worn-out body than I felt I had left. The climb had started decently...

Posted by Ryan James on 2020-02-01

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The S.C.A.R.

When deciding one what route I would like to write about first, the only one that came to my mind with a resounding ‘YES’, is the Smoky Challenge Adventure Run, or better known as the S.C.A.R.. The S....

Posted by Ryan James on 2020-01-01

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