Sometimes it feels like my brain is overflowing with ideas about the environment, outdoor recreation philosophy, data analysis, and lots of other stuff. Anyone who knows me has experienced at least one long monologue. This blog is the catch-all. Opinions are my own.

Horsetooth Half Marathon course analysis

I wanted to understand the course in broad strokes: how many major hills, how steep, and how long?

How to train iteratively

When it comes to training as a runner, the “waterfall” approach is in widespread use. But what if you prioritized everyday joy rather than deferring it toward a single moment that may or may not arrive?

The Broken Arrow Skyrace: Getting There

When it's time to get out there and enjoy the big beautiful west, a so-called environmentalist can have some trouble living up to their values.

In search of more perfect elevation data

What is the best data source to get elevation data from your GPS coordinates?