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Discussion: Great run!

in: acejase; acejase > 2016-01-12

Jan 12, 2016 10:16 AM # 
You'll have to check out the Aussie10 next time!
Jan 12, 2016 10:28 AM # 
Thanks. Aussie10?
Jan 12, 2016 12:16 PM # 
Jan 12, 2016 10:28 PM # 
Nice one Jase.

I like the look of the Aussie10 robw. I also like the fact the fourth highest peak in Aust doesn't have a name.
Jan 13, 2016 12:41 AM # 
I remember trying to get the snowpole line coming back on a run around 2000, failing dismally and ending up in the scrub at the top of the escarpment a kilometre or two east of Crackenback.
Jan 13, 2016 6:08 AM # 
robw: You could also have a crack at all the 2000m peaks although that's a bit more serious!
Jan 13, 2016 7:09 AM # 
Yeh Blair I've tried for the snow poles a couple of times and not found them. Although never been 1-2k off!
Jan 13, 2016 9:04 AM # 
And Rob I see what you mean re Aussie10. Thanks for link.
Jan 13, 2016 9:41 AM # 
That is a great run at the top of Australia, esp as the day seemed to be quite clear and sunny (if a bit windy). At the risk of sounding very old fogey-ish, I recall some great runs back in the late 1970s and early 1980s with Maurice Ongania and Neil Hooper from Guthega, including an epic 50km run incorporating Kosi, Twynam, Townsend and other peaks in the main range. Spectacular running country.
Jan 14, 2016 9:11 AM # 
Sounds epic and memorable. I reckon Neil would've loved the ultra running scene that exists now. Haven't heard of Neil for years - anyone?
Jan 14, 2016 9:49 AM # 
Are all the 2000s doable in 24hrs?
Jan 16, 2016 8:19 PM # 
Yeh I reckon they would be Craney.

Neil has one of the best times for the Bogong to Hotham ultra race so he would have done pretty well in a lot of the other races around now.
Jan 18, 2016 11:03 PM # 
Uncle JiM:
Saw Neil a couple of years ago at 4 peaks. He makes it a habit to turn up at this event, and will be seen on Feathertop coming down as everyone is going up

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