All posts by Sandy Stott

Sandy Stott

lives and runs in Brunswick, Maine, where he chairs the town’s Conservation Commission. He writes for a variety of publications and has a book, 'Critical Hours—Search and Rescue in the White Mountains', which published in April of 2018, is now in its second printing, and was selected by Outside Online as one of its best books for Spring of 2018. He may be reached at [email protected]

Home Mountains (And the Gullies That Get Us There)
Home Mountains (And the Gullies That Get Us There)
on October 30, 2018
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An essay about getting to know one’s home terrain.


Running The Risk
Running The Risk
on May 16, 2018
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An article about the risks involved in trail running and how to manage them.


Running Clouds: Two Tales
Running Clouds: Two Tales
on March 28, 2018
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Creative prose about clouds, mountains, and running.


Norwegian (Ski Olympians) Would; Isn’t It Good?
Norwegian (Ski Olympians) Would; Isn’t It Good?
on March 6, 2018
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An essay about how watching the Winter Olympic Games can inspire our personal running.


Mary And The Giant: Encounters On Foot In The Nearby Deep
Mary And The Giant: Encounters On Foot In The Nearby Deep
on December 27, 2017
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An essay about how the words of a poem can inspire one’s trail running.


Crouching Rock: Paleo-Me And You
Crouching Rock: Paleo-Me And You
on October 31, 2017
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Creative writing about the primal drive to scan for danger when trail running.


Hardcore… Or Soft?
Hardcore… Or Soft?
on December 8, 2016
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A creative essay about the value of pliability and adaptability in achieving success in trail running.


An Immodest Proposal
An Immodest Proposal
on March 29, 2016
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Creative writing about the concept of running for speed and competition.