Thursday, March 16, 2006
Incline times: what means what?
Let me just throw this out there, with the understanding that the Manitou Incline lies partially on private land, and hiking it is trespassing:
How do your tresspassing times compare with others?
This is just a rough list. Please comment below and we'll adjust it:
If you can do it in...
One hour, you're slow, but deserve respect for doing it at all.
50 minutes, you probably didn't stop to rest, even though you wanted to. Good job.
40 minutes, you move slow and steady. You're probably an incline regular.
30 minutes, you probably run races on the weekend for fun.
25 minutes, you probably come close to winning races on the weekend for fun, and pass everyone else on the incline.
20 minutes, you are one of the elite athletes in the city.
18 minutes, you are Matt Carpenter (when he still did the Incline) i.e., you are the fastest hill climber in the state, if not the whole country.
Posted by Dave Philipps at 1:54 PM