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March 12, 2021 Comments (0) Adventure Running, Featured, Videos

Climbing Mount Olympus When the Snow is Deep

I make it a practice to climb Mt Olympus many times a year. Winter is usually my favorite time, especially once the trail is packed out. It makes moving over the usually technical terrain much easier and quicker. While still a very steep trail (4000 vertical gain in 3 miles), it is just an easier trail when it’s covered in snow. However, after big storms and before the trail gets tracked out to the top, it can be a brutal final climb from the saddle. That is how we found it after a storm dropped more than 2 feet of new snow in the Wasatch Mountains.

Here is the video from that day. It was shot on the Insta360 ONE X2. Check out their site for more information about this awesome camera.


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