I’m starting to think about MdS as a restful vacation with a bit running thrown in. I’m not underestimating the desert...
Liza Howard is a long-time is a longtime ultrarunner who lives in San Antonio, Texas. She teaches for NOLS Wilderness Medicine, coaches, directs the non-profit Band of Runners, and drives her kids around in a minivan.
I asked the REI store manager if he had a pair of scissors I could use to cut the zip ties on our WFA gear containers. He pulled out his knife and started helping. And it turned out his knife wasn’t particularly sharp. He really had to saw at the zip tie to cut it. I know this because he told me later when I was holding direct pressure [...]Liza