As we hinted last week we went and tried to walk (or ‘speed hike’) the La Cloche Silhouette Trail in Killarney Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada . We finished the loop and talk about what we learned about walking for extended periods of time and about camping in the backcountry.
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We did a speed hike and camped => Read Molly’s Post on the 2-Day ‘Speed Hike’ of the La Cloche Siloutte Trail in Kilarney Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada
Thanks to Eric Batty & Chris Wood and Mark From Joyride for intelligence beforehand
Why speed hike (talk FKT, Peter past run with Eric)
Katy Bowman on her Birthday week walks https://nutritiousmovement.com/sitting-is-awesome/
What we packed / what we wish we had or didn’t have (rice bars / tent poles)
How the 2 days played out – hiking & camping
Molly’s choice to do it in barefoot shoes (https://www.vivobarefoot.com/uk/womens/exercise/stealth-ii-swimrun-womens)
well tested, waterproof but athletic shoe or hiker (low/light)
Peter used Salomon Trail Runners https://amzn.to/2JhEUso
What we would have changed (better bug protection, or would have gone at a different time of year—heard it would be buggy but didn’t know it would be that bad
less food / more ‘fuel’
Compress / premake meals
More research on sites / mile markers
Hydration packs vs. move water twice
What we did right
Bug nets https://amzn.to/2xO4fZw
What we learned (one in a bad mood, other will rally \ we do this $hit so we can get to the end and have that reward of sitting down.)
Prepping for FKT? => read about FKT on the Eric Batty Episode from last week
Under Armour Running Series – Molly doing Killington 50k in August http://www.uamountainrunning.com/