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Table of Contents—October 2015



Rocky Mountain Rendezvous In the height of wildflower season, our posse of students, pro trail athletes, instructors and staff descended on the remote, mountain-ringed burg of Ouray, Colorado, for the 2015 Trail Runner Photo Camp. Here are the results.

Miles to Go Before I Sleep The happy, hungry, weary, weathered, sleep-deprived faces of the 2015 Hardrock 100 Endurance Run. Photos by Fredrik Marmsater / Story by Paul Cuno-Booth.

Favorite Trail The rocky, snow-draped paradise of the Besseggen Ridge Trail in Norway's Jotunheimen National Park. Photo by Brian McCurdy.

Oregon Trail A neck-and-neck-and-neck race at the U.S. Mountain Running Championships in Oregon, captured by photographer Joe Viger.

Everyman's Exposed Reader photos from an Alaskan sunset and Colombia, home to the tallest palm trees in the world.



gear Our buyer's guide to fall 2015 trail-running shoes.

training How trail runners can benefit from pumping iron, and how to identify and correct injury-causing muscle imbalances.

people Returning to the trails after a near-fatal rattlesnake bite. A tiny rescue dachsund who logs big miles in the mountains. How to fake your way through professional phone calls from the trail.

adventure Why circumnavigating a big peak transcends the ordinary trail run.

take your mark The Mount Mitchell Challenge, a snowy slog in North Carolina.


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