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Fire, water cancel Angels, challenge Cutthroat

Fire, water cancel Angels, challenge Cutthroat

By Mike Maltais
Unusual weather phenomena made their presence felt in two popular Methow Valley high-elevation, late-summer running venues this year,  forcing one, the Angels Staircase, to cancel and the other, the Cutthroat Classic, to scramble in order to restore trail conditions back to usable shape.
Breathtaking but brutal …

Breathtaking but brutal …

By Mike Maltais
Breathtaking but brutal pretty well sums up the annual 60-kilometer Angels Staircase high-alpine run that will leave the starting line from Foggy Dew Campground at the head of Gold Creek Road west of Carlton on Aug. 9. The Staircase also offers … 
DeSalvo finishes sixth in Angels Staircase

DeSalvo finishes sixth in Angels Staircase

By Mike Maltais
“Overall pretty humbling,” is how Winthrop distance runner James DeSalvo described his first encounter with the 60-kilometer Angels Staircase high altitude endurance run last Sunday (Aug. 11).

Angels Staircase offers $4,500 purse

By MIKE MALTAIS The Angels Staircase, a rugged 60-kilometer race billed as one of the toughest and most remote high alpine running competitions in the Northwest, is coming up Aug. 11 and this time it includes a $4,500 kicker. But not just anyone can compete for the prize money. “Due to the remoteness and the...