Swept the Raccoongaine western map with BNM carrying my pack and dragging me the last half.
Navigation relatively clean, other than a little wandering on one mega spur, missing a small spring by a few meters on the first pass but a good quick correction, missing an overgrown child control by going high when it was super visible from low, and then getting pushed around a bit near the end. Map almost always made perfect sense even when I bonked for the 4th and 5th hours until I perked up a little for the final.
BNM was a first rate teammate, would happily poach.
I'll have to compare the previous courses - this felt much more physical, not sure if trails were intentionally less in play or what, so that was a hard-fought 17 miles.
You must check the Flickr for Sherpes's suit.