AKA - "Clax"
- From Folsom, CA
- Job: Engineering Instructor
- Experience: PCT '18, JMT '19, HDT '19.
- Website: https://www.yiran.li
Previous Thru-hikes: PCT ’18, JMT ’19, HDT ’19.
What are some of your hobbies?
Soccer, Swing dancing, Serial walker
So why are you doing the Great Western Loop?
Continental Divide Trail seemed too short
What do you think will get you to the end?
Dreams of Tres Leches cake waiting for me
What do you want to be remembered for?
Never letting complacency hold me back while staying true to my friends and values
How would your parents describe you?
What’s your luxury item?
Who is the person you look up to the most and why?
Kilian Jornet. Whether it’s ultramarathon races or alpine ascents, Kilian always pushes the limits of human capabilities.
Three words to describe yourself?
Aggressive, Determined, Loyal
Describe your perfect day on trail?
Multiple peaks or passes with friends followed by settling down to fresh cooked pasta in town
What would be the reason for you NOT to finish?
Stress fracture or overuse injury