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Skiing the Butte, 2013-2014

While between jobs and cities, I spent the winter of 2013-2014 being a ski bum in Crested Butte, Colorado. I set myself a goal of 100 days on the slopes. I ended up only hitting 70, but it was a pretty good winter anyway.

Total runs skied: 615
Total distance skied: 900.5 miles
Total vertical feet: 784071

Day 1 (Nov 27 2013)

Runs skied: 5 (Total: 5)
Distance skied: 6.9 miles (Total: 6.9)
Vertical feet: 3950 feet (Total: 3950)
Skied with: Linda, Donna

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Day 2 (Nov 28 2013)

Runs skied: 11 (Total: 16)
Distance skied: 13 miles (Total: 19.9)
Vertical feet: 8990 feet (Total: 12940)
Skied with: -

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Day 3 (Nov 29 2013)

Runs skied: 22 (Total: 38)
Distance skied: 24 miles (Total: 43.9)
Vertical feet: 15388 feet (Total: 28328)
Skied with: Tommy (two hours)

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Day 4 (Nov 30 2013)

Runs skied: 12 (Total: 50)
Distance skied: 16.1 miles (Total: 60)
Vertical feet: 11865 feet (Total: 40193)
Skied with: Tommy, Rob

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Day 5 (Dec 01 2013)

Runs skied: 20 (Total: 70)
Distance skied: 25.7 miles (Total: 85.7)
Vertical feet: 18451 feet (Total: 58644)
Skied with: Tommy, Rob, Deven

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Day 6 (Dec 02 2013)

Runs skied: 18 (Total: 88)
Distance skied: 24.6 miles (Total: 110.3)
Vertical feet: 19029 feet (Total: 77673)
Skied with: Tommy (last three runs)

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Day 7 (Dec 03 2013)

Runs skied: 13 (Total: 101)
Distance skied: 17.2 miles (Total: 127.5)
Vertical feet: 13960 feet (Total: 91633)
Skied with: -

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Day 8 (Dec 04 2013)

Runs skied: 8 (Total: 109)
Distance skied: 10.9 miles (Total: 138.4)
Vertical feet: 8897 feet (Total: 100530)
Skied with: -

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Day 9 (Dec 05 2013)

Runs skied: 5 (Total: 114)
Distance skied: 6.6 miles (Total: 145.0)
Vertical feet: 5156 feet (Total: 105686)
Skied with: -

Day 10 (Dec 06 2013)

Runs skied: 9 (Total: 123)
Distance skied: 16.5 miles (Total: 161.5)
Vertical feet: 15621 feet (Total: 121307)
Skied with: -

Day 11 (Dec 07 2013)

Runs skied: 8 (Total: 131)
Distance skied: 14.9 miles (Total: 176.4)
Vertical feet: 14339 feet (Total: 135646)
Skied with: -

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Day 12 (Dec 08 2013)

Runs skied: 10 (Total: 141)
Distance skied: 13.4 miles (Total: 189.8)
Vertical feet: 12054 feet (Total: 147700)
Skied with: Tommy, Deven

Day 13 (Dec 09 2013)

Runs skied: 11 (Total: 152)
Distance skied: 15.6 miles (Total: 205.4)
Vertical feet: 14539 feet (Total: 162239)
Skied with: Tommy

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Day 14 (Dec 10 2013)

Runs skied: 7 (Total: 159)
Distance skied: 8.6 miles (Total: 214.0)
Vertical feet: 6927 feet (Total: 169166)
Skied with: -

Day 15 (Dec 11 2013)

Runs skied: 2 (Total: 161)
Distance skied: 3.4 miles (Total: 217.4)
Vertical feet: 2690 feet (Total: 171856)
Skied with: -

First rest day (Dec 12 2013)

Day 16 (Dec 13 2013)

Runs skied: 2 (Total: 163)
Distance skied: 3.5 miles (Total: 220.9)
Vertical feet: 3023 feet (Total: 174879)
Skied with: -

Day 17 (Dec 14 2013)

Runs skied: 8 (Total: 171)
Distance skied: 12.8 miles (Total: 233.7)
Vertical feet: 8941 feet (Total: 183820)
Skied with: Jamie (<3), Santas (last run)

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Day 18 (Dec 15 2013)

Runs skied: 5 (Total: 176)
Distance skied: 8.1 miles (Total: 241.8)
Vertical feet: 7625 feet (Total: 191445)
Skied with: Tommy (last run)

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Day 19 (Dec 16 2013)

Runs skied: 10 (Total: 186)
Distance skied: 17.3 miles (Total: 259.1)
Vertical feet: 15555 feet (Total: 207000)
Skied with: -

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Day 20 (Dec 17 2013)

Runs skied: 7 (Total: 193)
Distance skied: 8.7 miles (Total: 267.8)
Vertical feet: 7124 feet (Total: 214124)
Skied with: -

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Day 21 (Dec 18 2013)

Runs skied: 9 (Total: 202)
Distance skied: 14.0 miles (Total: 281.8)
Vertical feet: 12608 feet (Total: 226732)
Skied with: Tommy

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Day 22 (Dec 19 2013)

Runs skied: 9 (Total: 211)
Distance skied: 13.1 miles (Total: 294.9)
Vertical feet: 10869 feet (Total: 237601)
Skied with: -

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Day 23 (Dec 20 2013)

Runs skied: 5 (Total: 216)
Distance skied: 9.8 miles (Total: 304.7)
Vertical feet: 8683 feet (Total: 246284)
Skied with: -

Day 24 (Dec 21 2013)

Runs skied: 8 (Total: 224)
Distance skied: 13.9 miles (Total: 318.6)
Vertical feet: 12274 feet (Total: 258558)
Skied with: -

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Day 25 (Dec 22 2013)

Runs skied: 8 (Total: 232)
Distance skied: 15.7 miles (Total: 334.3)
Vertical feet: 14151 feet (Total: 272709)
Skied with: -

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Day 26 (Dec 23 2013)

Runs skied: 7 (Total: 239)
Distance skied: 12.6 miles (Total: 346.9)
Vertical feet: 10888 feet (Total: 283597)
Skied with: -

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Day 27 (Dec 24 2013)

Runs skied: 3 (Total: 242)
Distance skied: 5.1 miles (Total: 352.0)
Vertical feet: 4731 feet (Total: 288328)
Skied with: -

Day 28 (Dec 25 2013)

Runs skied: 6 (Total: 248)
Distance skied: 10.3 miles (Total: 362.3)
Vertical feet: 10472 feet (Total: 298800)
Skied with: -

Day 29 (Dec 26 2013)

Runs skied: 9 (Total: 257)
Distance skied: 15.5 miles (Total: 377.8)
Vertical feet: 13167 feet (Total: 311967)
Skied with: -

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Day 30 (Dec 27 2013)

Runs skied: 4 (Total: 261)
Distance skied: 6.2 miles (Total: 384.0)
Vertical feet: 4755 feet (Total: 316722)
Skied with: -

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Day 31 (Dec 28 2013)

Runs skied: 9 (Total: 270)
Distance skied: 16.0 miles (Total: 400.0)
Vertical feet: 14529 feet (Total: 331251)
Skied with: Tony, Tommy (two runs)

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Day 32 (Dec 29 2013)

Runs skied: 12 (Total: 282)
Distance skied: 19.3 miles (Total: 419.3)
Vertical feet: 18219 feet (Total: 349470)
Skied with: Tony

Day 33 (Dec 30 2013)

Runs skied: 15 (Total: 297)
Distance skied: 25.4 miles (Total: 444.7)
Vertical feet: 23429 feet (Total: 372899)
Skied with: Tony

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Day 34 (Dec 31 2013)

Runs skied: 9 (Total: 306)
Distance skied: 13.8 miles (Total: 458.5)
Vertical feet: 12838 feet (Total: 385737)
Skied with: Tony

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Day 35 (Jan 1 2014)

Runs skied: 12 (Total: 318)
Distance skied: 17.3 miles (Total: 475.8)
Vertical feet: 16197 feet (Total: 401934)
Skied with: Tony

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Second rest day (Jan 2 2014)

Rest Day Pictures

Day 36 (Jan 3 2014)

Runs skied: 7 (Total: 325)
Distance skied: 11.2 miles (Total: 487)
Vertical feet: 8853 feet (Total: 410787)
Skied with: Diana, Tony, Tommy

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Day 37 (Jan 4 2014)

Runs skied: 19 (Total: 344)
Distance skied: 21 miles (Total: 508)
Vertical feet: 21092 feet (Total: 431879)
Skied with: Tony

Denver Trip (Jan 5-Jan 9 2014)

Drove to Denver to drop Mamie off at the airport
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Day 38 (Jan 10 2014)

Runs skied: 8 (Total: 352)
Distance skied: 12.2 miles (Total: 520.2)
Vertical feet: 12443 feet (Total: 444322)
Skied with: -

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Day 39 (Jan 11 2014)

Runs skied: 8 (Total: 360)
Distance skied: 11.7 miles (Total: 531.9)
Vertical feet: 11658 feet (Total: 455980)
Skied with: -

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Day 40 (Jan 12 2014)

Runs skied: 3 (Total: 363)
Distance skied: 4.1 miles (Total: 536)
Vertical feet: 3655 feet (Total: 459635)
Skied with: -

La Junta Trip (Jan 13-Jan 15 2014)

Visited La Junta with Mom for a couple days
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Day 41 (Jan 16 2014)

Runs skied: 9 (Total: 372)
Distance skied: 13.1 miles (Total: 549.1)
Vertical feet: 12951 feet (Total: 472586)
Skied with: -

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Day 42 (Jan 17 2014)

Runs skied: 9 (Total: 381)
Distance skied: 14.7 miles (Total: 593.8)
Vertical feet: 13607 feet (Total: 486193)
Skied with: -

Rest Day (Jan 18 2014)

Rest Day Pictures

Day 43 (Jan 19 2014)

Runs skied: 5 (Total: 386)
Distance skied: 8.7 miles (Total: 572.5)
Vertical feet: 9462 feet (Total: 495655)
Skied with: -

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Rest Day (Jan 20 2014)

Day 44 (Jan 21 2014)

Runs skied: 9 (Total: 395)
Distance skied: 10.2 miles (Total: 582.7)
Vertical feet: 6643 feet (Total: 502298)
Skied with: Jamie, Diana

Day 45 (Jan 22 2014)

Runs skied: 8 (Total: 403)
Distance skied: 10.5 miles (Total: 593.2)
Vertical feet: 7282 feet (Total: 509580)
Skied with: Jamie, Diana

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Day 46 (Jan 23 2014)

Runs skied: 8 (Total: 411)
Distance skied: 10.3 miles (Total: 603.5)
Vertical feet: 7747 feet (Total: 517327)
Skied with: Jamie

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Rest day (Jan 24 2014)

Day 47 (Jan 25 2014)

Runs skied: 18 (Total: 429)
Distance skied: 22.6 miles (Total: 626.1)
Vertical feet: 17751 feet (Total: 535078)
Skied with: Brian, Branden, Susie

Day 48 (Jan 26 2014)

Runs skied: 15 (Total: 444)
Distance skied: 19.5 miles (Total: 645.6)
Vertical feet: 16851 feet (Total: 551929)
Skied with: Brian, Branden, Susie

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Day 49 (Jan 27 2014)

Runs skied: 4 (Total: 448)
Distance skied: 5.5 miles (Total: 651.1)
Vertical feet: 5061 feet (Total: 556990)
Skied with: -

Rest Day (Jan 28 2014)

Day 50 (Jan 29 2014)

Runs skied: 13 (Total: 461)
Distance skied: 20.4 miles (Total: 671.5)
Vertical feet: 18400 feet (Total: 575390)
Skied with: Bob, Laurel, Diana

Day 51 (Jan 30 2014)

Runs skied: 12 (Total: 473)
Distance skied: 14.6 miles (Total: 686.1)
Vertical feet: 13852 feet (Total: 589242)
Skied with: Bob, Laurel, Diana

Day 52 (Jan 31 2014)

Runs skied: 7 (Total: 480)
Distance skied: 9.9 miles (Total: 696)
Vertical feet: 8648 feet (Total: 597890)
Skied with: -

Rest Day (Feb 1 2014)

Rest Day Pictures

Day 53 (Feb 2 2014)

Runs skied: 6 (Total: 486)
Distance skied: 7.5 miles (Total: 703.5)
Vertical feet: 7044 feet (Total: 604934)
Skied with: -

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Day 54 (Feb 3 2014)

Runs skied: 9 (Total: 495)
Distance skied: 14.9 miles (Total: 718.4)
Vertical feet: 13534 feet (Total: 618468)
Skied with: -

Day 55 (Feb 4 2014)

Runs skied: 6 (Total: 501)
Distance skied: 8.5 miles (Total: 726.9)
Vertical feet: 7712 feet (Total: 626180)
Skied with: Tommy, Donna, Scott, Jim

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Rest Day (Feb 5 2014)

Day 56 (Feb 6 2014)

Runs skied: 9 (Total: 510)
Distance skied: 12.6 miles (Total: 739.5)
Vertical feet: 11914 feet (Total: 638094)
Skied with: -

Day 57 (Feb 7 2014)

Runs skied: 9 (Total: 519)
Distance skied: 13.3 miles (Total: 752.8)
Vertical feet: 12734 feet (Total: 650828)
Skied with: -

Rest Day (Feb 8 2014)

Day 58 (Feb 9 2014)

Runs skied: 7 (Total: 526)
Distance skied: 9.5 miles (Total: 762.3)
Vertical feet: 9581 feet (Total: 660409)
Skied with: -

Day 59 (Feb 10 2014)

Runs skied: 6 (Total: 532)
Distance skied: 9.3 miles (Total: 771.6)
Vertical feet: 8795 feet (Total: 669204)
Skied with: Craig

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Day 60 (Feb 11 2014)

Runs skied: 5 (Total: 537)
Distance skied: 7.2 miles (Total: 778.8)
Vertical feet: 6327 feet (Total: 675531)
Skied with: -

Day 61 (Feb 12 2014)

Runs skied: 4 (Total: 541)
Distance skied: 7.3 miles (Total: 786.1)
Vertical feet: 6328 feet (Total: 681859)
Skied with: Tommy

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Day 62 (Feb 15 2014)

Runs skied: 5 (Total: 546)
Distance skied: 8.6 miles (Total: 794.7)
Vertical feet: 7531 feet (Total: 689390)
Skied with: -

Day 63 (Feb 16 2014)

Runs skied: 14 (Total: 560)
Distance skied: 19.1 miles (Total: 813.8)
Vertical feet: 18225 feet (Total: 707615)
Skied with: Ryan

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Day 64 (Feb 17 2014)

Runs skied: 17 (Total: 577)
Distance skied: 23.3 miles (Total: 837.1)
Vertical feet: 19463 feet (Total: 727078)
Skied with: Ryan, Tommy

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Day 65 (Feb 18 2014)

Runs skied: 8 (Total: 585)
Distance skied: 13.8 miles (Total: 850.9)
Vertical feet: 11383 feet (Total: 738461)
Skied with: -

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Day 66 (Feb 19 2014)

Runs skied: 6 (Total: 591)
Distance skied: 10.9 miles (Total: 861.8)
Vertical feet: 9447 feet (Total: 747908)
Skied with: Diana, Tommy

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Day 67 (Feb 20 2014)

Runs skied: 4 (Total: 595)
Distance skied: 5.6 miles (Total: 867.4)
Vertical feet: 5508 feet (Total: 753416)
Skied with: -

New Mexico Trip (Feb 21-Feb 24)

Took a brief break to visit Brian, Branden, Susie, Arun as well as Uncle Bob and Aunt Stephanie in Albuquerque.
New Mexico Pictures

Day 68 (Feb 25 2014)

Runs skied: 7 (Total: 602)
Distance skied: 13.1 miles (Total: 880.5)
Vertical feet: 11958 feet (Total: 765374)
Skied with: Tommy

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Day 69 (Feb 26 2014)

Runs skied: 10 (Total: 612)
Distance skied: 16 miles (Total: 896.5)
Vertical feet: 14944 feet (Total: 780318)
Skied with: -

Day 70 (Feb 27 2014) - the last day

Runs skied: 3 (Total: 615)
Distance skied: 4 miles (Total: 900.5)
Vertical feet: 3753 feet (Total: 784071)
Skied with: -