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Discussion: You were leading the race

in: Timato; Timato > 2015-10-18

Oct 20, 2015 2:00 AM # 
Bash: more than 5 minutes at #12 but you dropped 6 minutes on #13. Did you go the long way up to the top of the Goat Path or did you see the little connector trail? Thanks for helping to make it a super-competitive race at the top!
Oct 23, 2015 7:38 PM # 
I took the single track trail. I think it was slower then going around on the double track.
Oct 24, 2015 3:20 AM # 
I was wondering what you did right in the vicinity of #13, i.e. you turned in at the "Goat Track" sign, then the trail forked within 30 seconds. The left side was an indistinct, short connector of single track leading directly to the #13 trail junction. The right side climbed to the top of the hill before winding back down to #13. Some people did the climb and lost time. It's sounding like you made a slower route choice before you got to the Goat Path. ("Slower" being a relative term, given that you almost won the race!)
Oct 24, 2015 12:25 PM # 
I took the more direct route clockwise straight up the road allowance, but it has the biggest climb on the whole course so it wasn't fastest either, even with taking the correct fork to avoid the Goat Path climb.
I think taking the Yellow trail counter-clockwise was fastest and easiest.
(Easier to see with the map on the kitchen table, not flapping around my neck)
Oct 24, 2015 3:19 PM # 
That's how I tested it.
Oct 27, 2015 10:57 PM # 
I took the short trail to the left in that area.
Oct 28, 2015 2:01 AM # 

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