Tagged: 1st Quarter

Up! Up! And Away!

“Up! Up! And Away! From just above sea level to the top of Black Mountain in less than five kilometres! Crazy! It really is quite a spectacular feat when you consider that this is typically...

Downhill Dash

“Nimbly scampering down the rocky section on the other side of Black, careful not to blow out our knees and quads too early at this stage.  Gotta save some zip for the rest of...

Power washed

“At this point of the race (approaching Cypress aid station),  you will notice how clean we were emerging from this traditionally mucky section of the race.  This was primarily due to being power washed by the...

It’s a Fine Line to Black Mountain

“The Knee Knacker starts off with a near 4,000ft vertical ascent of Black Mountain up and into the Cypress Mountain ski resort. This is just one of the things that make this race such...

Ode to Eagle Bluff

“I’ve just ascended straight up the side of a mountain, climbing over scree, talus fields, and giant boulders. At no time did I see anything that even remotely resembled an actual trail. Perhaps there...