Jared Campbell’s Millwood 100
100 miles, 44,000ft of vertical climb, scrambling, bushwhacking and tons of beautiful singletrack
since i moved to salt lake city in january i’ve been hearing about the millwood 100. this is a dream 100 mile route that jared campbell put together. as a bad ass climber, mountain runner and backcountry skier i think he knows these mountains better than anyone. doesn’t hurt that he grew up at the foot of the wasatch front. he had shown me the route on a map a couple of times, but it wasn’t until i saw this google map that it made any sense to me.
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i’ve run or skied in a lot of these areas, but the majority i have yet to see. a few weeks before hardrock jared and ty draney tried to run the whole thing in 3 days.. but with “A” races coming up and 44,000ft of vertical gain it was just too aggressive. so when chad brackelsberg said he wanted to run the whole thing in 5 days it sounded like the perfect last push in my training for the wasatch 100 miler. i took today off and am super excited to get started tomorrow a.m. i’ll chronicle each days route here on my blog. here is the schedule chad put together (i added a mile to each day because of the mapping discrepancy).
* Sunday: 27.1m / 11,300′
Brighton to Alta: 10.6m / 4,300′
Alta to Kessler to Mill B: 15.5 / 7,000′
* Monday: 21.4m / 7,500′
Big Water to Days: 8.5m / 2,500′
Days to Silver Fork to Brighton: 11.9m / 5,000′
Church to Terraces: 8.8m / 4,000′
Terraces to Gobblers to Big Water: 12.8m / 6,000′
* Wednesday: 11m / 4,600′
Mill B to Mill Creek: 10m / 4,600′