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Trail Runner September_2017


CONTENTS SEPTEMBER 2017 / ISSUE 122 FEATURES 20 Top Trail Meccas 8 regions for year-round trail running. By Eric Senseman and Meghan M. Hicks 34 Monumental Controversy Why Westerners disagree on protecting public lands. By Paul Cuno-Booth 38 No Free Lunch Are trail runners freeloading on public lands? By Mike Foote 44 Running Bears Ears Why the newest U.S. National Monument is worth preserving. By Morgan Sjogren DEPARTMENTS PEOPLE 02 favorite trail 06 editor’s note 08 making tracks 12 run amok Lessons learned from a trail-running shooter. By Doug Mayer COVER: Loyola Marymount University runner Koby Pederson gets a taste of the trails on The Crown, Elk Mountains, Colorado. PHOTO BY RANDALL LEVENSALER THIS PAGE: Mike Foote running a mountain-goat trail during a high traverse through the Lewis Range, Glacier National Park, Montana. PHOTO BY STEVEN GNAM 14 faces Vietnam veteran Rich Hooper reinvents himself through trail running. By Ariella Gintzler 62 last gasp Race-course sweepers see it all. By Claire Walla EXPLORE 16 take your mark Under Armour Mountain Running Series kicks off. By Emily McIlroy 18 everyman’s exposed GEAR 51 trail tested Why a good pair of socks is a necessity. By Ariella Gintzler PERFORM 54 training How to safely sustain high-mileage training. By David Roche 56 nutrition Electrolyte replenishment is key to trail performance. By Reagan Colyer TRAIL one dirty magazine (USPS 024-696, ISSN 1536-3134) is published 8 times a year (January, March, April, June, July, September, October and December) by Big Stone Publishing, 2567 Dolores Way, Carbondale, CO 81623. Periodicals postage paid at Carbondale, CO, and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: send address changes to Trail Runner, 2567 Dolores Way, Carbondale, CO 81623. Subscription rates are $21.95 per year, $32.95 for two years. Canada, add $12.50 per year for surface postage; all other countries add $15 per year for surface postage (US funds only). Canada Post CPM #7157697. 4 SEPTEMBER 2017 TRAILRUNNERMAG.COM

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