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Redstreak Mountain Scramble

After some time away from writing, and running due to injury, I decided my comeback should be something epic.  In 2016, I took my wife on a misadventure, that turned into what I would later learn is the saddle of Redstreak mountain.  We were not prepared for a long day, and it was very hot out, and did not have enough water or food for a 10+ hour day of hiking.  It was the first time I've been turned back on a mountain in a long time.  It stuck with me.

Queue two years later.  The failure of 2016 has hung around me like a fog.  I've climbed countless mountains, and ran countless trail ultramarathons.  I have not been back to avenge my failure....until now.

The following is a trail guide for Redstreak Mountain, and may not be suitable for all viewers.  Viewer discretion is advised.

 It was a balmy Tuesday night, when my buddy Tom and I decided to head out to Radium to climb Redstreak.  We'd been preparing for a while, by reading both of the trail reports online (A whole t…