Hello adventure racers! T-Minus 2 1/2 weeks till race day! Bolton backcountry just got another foot yesterday with more on the way! A few important details: NOTE TO THOSE PLANNING TO RENT EQUIPMENT: Bolton has a ton of new staff this year including … Continued
Plans for the Nettle have come together nicely. There is a great assortment of points and challenges; there will be a wide variety of on-trail and off-trail points for you to chose from. We’re really looking forward to hearing the … Continued
Relief is a wonderful thing. I can’t tell you how excited we are to post this announcement, as many of you (dozens) have been reaching out about this year’s Bitter Pill and we’ve been holding off on replying until now. … Continued
The GMARA crew explored new terrain this summer! New trails to run, waterfalls to find, ponds to swim and hills to climb… so many hills…
If you hang around GMARA events you’re guaranteed to hear volunteers joking about nettles. Not sure what a nettle is? Time to “brush up” on your knowledge! (ha ha)
We’re excited to announce we’ll be basing this year’s Bitter Pill out of the Sugarbush Resort on Saturday, August 12th. Lots more to come as we shake out the course and disciplines, but this should let you block off your … Continued
Skiing! Snowshoeing! Drifts so deep you need a shovel to find the checkpoints! But then we saw this: Burlington, VT hit 72F today. This smashes the daily and all-time monthly records. — NWS Burlington (@NWSBurlington) February 25, 2017 Ok, so … Continued
Here’s one for the “things new racers may not know” category.
Here’s a quick illustrated tip, brought to you by a few unlucky Bitter Pill teams.
Have you always wanted to dip your toes into winter adventure without submerging your entire boot in a frozen stream? You're not alone! New for 2017, GMARA presents Test Your Nettle, a chance to get your feet wet without fully … Continued