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Kate Woodard
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Ultra Fiord 100: Wild, Tragic, Unforgettable
I’m sitting in a café, drinking an Americano fuerte , in Puerto Natales, Chile. Seeing
those words in front of me seems vaguely surreal…like I’ve stepped into someone
else’s life. I mean, what regular person actually travels to the Chilean
Antarctic to drin...

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Chasing Down Bigfoot: The Final Chapter
Entering the track with Jim Julian Photo Credit: Samantha de la Vega Water refilled, I thanked them and waved goodbye in the pre-dawn glow. Jim hiked back up with me, apologizing that he couldn't join me for the rest of the trek. Thirty minutes up the trail...

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Chasing Down Bigfoot: The Beginning of the End
I followed Jim Dees' (also known as Darkling Thrush) dulcet tones through the woods for some time, straining to hear until they faded into the distant sound of running water, breeze through the trees, soft tread of my fresh shoes on the pine needle floor, a...

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Chasing Down Bigfoot: The Middle Miles
Darkness fell on the next segment. Riding the emotional high of the sunset and physical energy boost of a warm meal, I ran the entirety of the comparatively short (8 miles) and downhill segment to the first available sleep station. Very shortly, this would ...

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Chasing Down Bigfoot: Day 1...ish
The wide double track allowed us to space out in pods, all moving at a brisk hike or slow trot. I listened quietly to the Tahoe veterans, trying to learn by osmosis how to finish a 200 mile foot race. This race still didn't feel like mine , so I would have ...
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