728Re: [hr100] HR 100 2002 clockwise
- Jul 26 7:05 PMgreat work hans! you are incredible. leslie and i left a display and a rock
for you guys to kiss at the high school when we left sat morn. we brought the
rock down from the top of handies.....well leslie carried it ! a big one! we
were in telluride that weekend for the world cup mt bike down hill race. now
those guys and girls are CRAZY! averaged over 30 miles an hour. kerry
Hans-Dieter Weisshaar wrote:
> Dear friends,
> Sunday morning at 0521 my body asked me for another
> rest day, so we (my body and I) started on Monday,
> 22nd of July at 0600 at the bell in front of Silverton
> High School for the clockwise run. My body brought me
> back to the bell on Wednesday morning after 46 hours,
> 53 minutes and ten seconds.
> End of the short version.
> 1. Course as the week before, but clockwise: Ouray
> turn at the hot springs, Handies up via punch-trail,
> Handies down via 13735 and Boulder Gulch.
> 2. Handies down was no pleasure, crossing the steep
> hills with loose gravel and rocks. It reactivated the
> blister-pain and I fall down three times ("If there is
> no blood, it was not a trail race" - Blake Wood).
> There is no trail behind passing below 13735, as
> indicated on the 2000 revised Drake map, as it is the
> case for some other places (no trail), but there are
> some old Charlie-markers (I did not find all of them
> the week before).
> 3. Cunningham up in the dark and heavy rain was okay,
> until I got doubts about the trail just before the
> Little Giant Ridge. I again was happy having done my
> homework with the GPS. The way down after passing
> Little Giant got e n d l e s s.
> 4. Susi crewed at Capman, Telluride, Ouray, Grouse and
> Cunningham. No crew and aid from Grouse until
> Cunningham (or 0555 until 2209 the second day). She
> was perfect again, the Goulash soup saved me (I will
> learn how to make it for crewing at Nolan)!
> 5. I planned to start very easy and slow, to save
> power and to get a cushion of one hour until Maggies.
> It worked that way not badly.
> Silverton 0600
> Putnam 0812 0812
> KT 1018 1018
> Chapman 1302 1305
> Telluride 1641 1654
> Virginius 1933 1933
> Gov. Basin 2027 2027
> Ouray 2228 2254
> Engineer 0244 0244
> Oh point 0355
> Grouse 0540 0555
> Handies top 0921
> Sherman 1151 1151
> Pole Creek 1609 1609
> Maggie 1821 1821
> Cunningham 2209 2225
> Silverton 045310
> I really love the mountains! Not to mention, that I am
> happy (and kaputt). Thanks again to all included
> See many of you soon at Leadville.
> Best regards and take care
> Hans "the German"
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