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The Tarahumara Spirit Team at The Eiger Ultra Trail 2014

Three is a team. One Hungarian, one South African, one French. We missed the Catalan.

Plenty of emotions. Quite hot but magical.

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Sierre-Zinal as training for the Eiger Ultra

Last sunday, we went to run Sierre-Zinal as a training for the 51 k version of the Eiger Ultra Trail in 2 weeks.

We were the 3 Tarahumara Spirit members, Kristof, Renier and myself.

Super nice weather, nice hike, always brutal both uphill and downhill.
We also tested some new re-fueling options based on peanuts, dried dates, dried apricots and dried figs or a mixture from the Coop called Studenttenfutter !!!
Result was a mild metabolic crisis for the 3 of us but at different times and various symptoms (nausea, weak legs, etc). To be tested more scientifically.

31 k, 2100 m ascend, 5h20 moving time, 6h40 total.
No muscle soreness the next days. Just hungry...

That is the Tarahumara Spirit.