"I had a report that Krissy & Devon ran the R2R2R yesterday (4/19/11) in 9h12m, for a new female FKT. Hopefully they will report details." -Peter Bakwin of Fastest Known Times
I hope they report details too...congratulations!!!
Good time put in on the Tonto Trail
"On April 15-16, 2011 I ran a solo, self-supported Traverse of the Tonto Trail from South Bass Canyon to Cottonwood Creek in 27:56:51, about 77 miles. I think the complete traverse of the Tonto should be South Bass to Red Canyon (Hance Rapids). That can be debated because trails continue on either end, but on the east it is no longer called the Tonto and on the west it requires an out-and-back. I didn't quite make it all the way to Red Canyon, ten miles short. Scott Jurek and Joe Grant ran it April 2011 in 32 hours. That time may have been trailhead to trailhead (South Bass to New Hance)." -Davy Crockett on Fastest Known Times
Read his report of the run here. Man, I wish everyone posted trip reports like Davy. Great detail! Thanks for the report...makes me really, really want to do the full Tonto now! Thanks for the inspiration!
Adam Bradley is currently going for the record on the AZ Trail
According to his blog, he started this morning at 6:45 am from the Mexico/Arizona border. This will be a fun one to follow.
All these inspiring efforts are getting me psyched to go have an adventure of my own and reminds me that the prime season is on!!! Only a couple more days until Zion! I may not be pushing for a FKT on the Zion Traverse but I am really excited to put in a good PR effort and have a good wilderness adventure. Can't wait...the nervous jitters just hit me this morning.
(One of my favorite sections from last year on the Zion Traverse...)