Man versus Hill = the ultimate workout

Sports / Olympics

The trail, known among the athletes as the Incline, gains about 2,000 feet in elevation over the length of about one mile. Quite a great read for those of us who know about what a brutal angle this would present.  Click the hotlink below to read this New York Times article.

Up a Mountain, Olympic Dreams Are Carved

By GREG BISHOP

Published: August 2, 2008

Olympians visit the punishing mountain trail, known as the Incline, for the most basic workout of them all: Man versus Hill.

About tjamrog

I'm sixty-seven and live in the Maine woods. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2007, the Pacific Crest Trail in 2010, Vermont's Long Trail in 2011, and the Continental Divide Trail in 2013 . I am outdoors every day. I offer guided backpacking trips and classes in Maine, through "Uncle Tom's Guided Adventures".
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