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BJ Marraccini
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An enjoyable 3-week build cycle just ended, and now I am ready for a fun 'recovery' week. Some notes on the cycle and finally completing the Boulder Skyline Traverse!
Boulder always delivers. A very promising 3-week build ended today, with summits of Green, Flagstaff, Sanitas, Bear, SoBo as well as some fun speedwork and even a long high-altitude run thrown in for good measure. This cycle ...
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Big time ski jump!
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This is how you carve a trench! #alpine #hardbooter
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just some random thoughts on the past week, among other things.
Adding not only vert but altitude - Avon, CO These past three weeks have been exciting for my trail career. I'm easily pushing miles that last year were difficult. I'm also focusing on my biggest weakness: vertical.  I've got...
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Running on hardpack in the crisp twilight is invigorating. 8 miles after work and enjoying the scenery. #dontstepoffthetrail 
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Awesome. Just keep moving.
 
Age is just a number.
At 80 years of age, Elisa crossed the finish line of 'El Cruce'earlier this month. She had run for three days, crossing from Argentina to Chile, through the Andes mountains. This arresting image was taken shorty after. It captures that familiar cocktail of relief, exhaustion, and endorphins just ...
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INCREDIBLE!!
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Getting some vert in between snowstorms. Got my arse kicked by the breakfast club but was smiles all around. 11mi, 3150' climbing. Boulder, CO. #beerme
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:) love the pics!! 3k climbing is no joke! +BJ Marraccini 
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Incredible indeed - Compliation along the Pacific Crest Trail.
The change in the landscape, scenery and Davidhazy's weight and facial hair are incredible to watch.
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Spring is in the air here in Boulder. It will probably snow tonight haha. Just foolin around on an easy hike-run in the foothills. 
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kinda speechless
 
Bon dia! Buenos dias! Bonjour! Buon giorno! Good morning!

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stunning. absolutely stunning.
 
33 Images that will transport you to Everest Base Camp
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Trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp was a dream come true for Dave and I. We had been obsessed with everything Everest in the past reading every book, and watching every documentary that we could on expeditions to the summit of the world’s highest mountain.

For a decade we talked about how “one day we’d like to see Everest.” We never thought we’d have the opportunity to see it with our own eyes.

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Snowfall - ever since I was a little boy, it has always generated excitement in me to see snow falling from the sky. 
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Enjoying dirt, snow, maps, fatherhood, Love and Adventure. My career is in geospatial services, which fits nicely with my passion in exploring.
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"One final paragraph of advice: do not burn yourselves out. Be as I am - a reluctant enthusiast....a part-time crusader, a half-hearted fanatic. Save the other half of yourselves and your lives for pleasure and adventure. It is not enough to fight for the land; it is even more important to enjoy it. While you can. While it's still here. So get out there and hunt and fish and mess around with your friends, ramble out yonder and explore the forests, climb the mountains, bag the peaks, run the rivers, breathe deep of that yet sweet and lucid air, sit quietly for a while and contemplate the precious stillness, the lovely, mysterious, and awesome space. Enjoy yourselves, keep your brain in your head and your head firmly attached to the body, the body active and alive, and I promise you this much; I promise you this one sweet victory over our enemies, over those desk-bound men and women with their hearts in a safe deposit box, and their eyes hypnotized by desk calculators. I promise you this; You will outlive the bastards." ― Edward Abbey
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Geodata + web + mapping + snow nerd
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GIS, geoAPI's, maps, OGC, avalanche safety, snow safety, snowfall mapping, race course mapping, snow science
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  • DigitalGlobe
    Global Data Manager, 2014 - present
    Geodata content leader and technical GIS solutions evangelist. I specialize in earth, marine, energy and imagery GeoDaaS for the Oil and Gas market.
  • Friends of Berthoud Pass
    Communications Director, 2012 - present
    Oversee website, e-newsletters and social media outreach for 501(c)(3) non-profit grassroots avalanche education group. I also teach basic avalanche awareness classrooms and generally nerd-out on snow science.
  • PeakGIS LLC
    Founder, 2012 - present
    I partner with climate and weather research, non-profit and competitive event directors; I provide GIS and Mapping expertise in support of initiatives which correlate with my alter-ego: snow nerd, map geek and human-powered adventure junkie.
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