A.M. – 70-minute run on the new singletrack trails down by Turquoise Lake.
These trails are a great addition to the Leadville scene. I’d say they’re more fun on a mountain bike, but I’m digging them for running, too. One great thing is the rolling nature of the trails, the ability to hook up with the famous lake-side trail, and the proximity to county rd. 9, which is one of the flatter gravel roads in the area (with many huge route options). If you’re in Leadville, park here, say hi to the Pisten Bully’s parked at the base, because winter is coming, and enjoy the trails.
P.M. – 90-minute skate ski
Man, skate skiing is so much more rough for me. My ankles and glutes just kind of …eh….ache