Journal

Kusam

In June 2013 I made a last minute decision to head up island to Sayward to take part in the Kusam Klimb, a 23km run over a 5,000ft mountain.  The scenery is amazing, from dense yellow cedar forest at sea level to frozen lakes and snow banks at the top of the pass.

The frozen lake surrounded by hemlock and cedar and blanketed in mist.

The frozen lake surrounded by hemlock and cedar and blanketed in mist.

Although I succeeded in dragging myself and camera over the summit, it was the toughest race I have ever entered and at the finish line made a mental note to never do it again.

So here I am on the edge of a new year with a confirmation page for 2015 race registration on my screen and my finger hovering over the enter key ...