Training at Tiger Mountain TMT

Tiger Mountain State Forest. We’ve been here before and even on these same trails, just with not as much snow, which kind of makes it a completely different trail. This 10.2 mile, 2,600 feet of vert and 3 hours and 11 minutes loop this past Sunday 02/23/2014 was for the most part all in snow – and it was fantastic!

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Training at Tradition Lake Loop and Tiger Mountain Trail in the Issaquah Alps

Sunday’s back to back training run called for a 10 mile strength run. It was still early-ish in the day, the sun was out, I needed to take my new Christmas present shoes – Hoka One One Stinson Trails – out for their maiden voyage, and the mountains were calling!
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