Lynn K Hall

For my last ultra of 2014, I ran (read: power hiked!) the Indian Creek Fifties, a trail race through Roxborough State Park. The course has 8,000 feet of climbing, the same...

If my climbing trip has gone to plan, this morning I am making my way up the highest portion of Mt. Rainier, perhaps even standing on its summit. Yesterday, my team...

Thanks to WordPress’ handy scheduler, as this blog posts I will be in the air, flying to Washington to climb Mt. Rainier, my first non-Colorado peak. Whahoo! At 14,411 feet tall,...

I’d like to introduce you to my new friend and climbing partner, Zach. Zach and I have something exceptional in common: he and I both use climbing to control severe chronic...

  I did it! This weekend I hiked to my 100th Colorado 14’er summit. Yes, you are correct, Colorado only has 58 peaks above 14,000 feet, but since completing them all...

Stats:   Distance: 14.5 miles   Vertical Gain: 3,900 feet to the summit of Mt Evans   Goal: sub 3:00! Last year I finished in 3:03, 3 minutes short of earning...

Great news! I’m excited to announce that I was selected to participate in the Medtronic Global Heroes Program! Every year, Medtronic chooses 25 patients whose lives have been radically transformed by...

Stats: Distance: The race was supposed to be 50K (31 miles) but due to flood damage and a re-route, ended up somewhere approaching 34 miles. Vertical gain: 8,000K, felt like 10K!...

You know that Bryan Adams song about the summer of ’69? Every time I hear the line, “Those were the best days of those lives,” I cringe. I detest the idea...

A few years ago an acquaintance remarked on my overly-active lifestyle that I must be running from something. I am. My pain. Since developing meningitis in 2001 at the age of 18,...