Matt Hart

of mphart.contently.com

Matt Hart is a freelance journalist based in Boulder, Colorado. His work has appeared in Outside and Men’s Journal magazine. As a former professional ultrarunner and endurance coach Matt's spent more than two decades exploring wild places and the limits of human endurance and physiology.

You can follow him on Twitter @TheMattHart.

For More and More Runners, Ski Mountaineering Is Closing the Winter Fitness Gap

Why trail- and ultrarunners are spending their winters in ski boots. Just after sunset on March 20, 2016, endurance athletes Jason Schlarb, Scott Simmons, Paul Hamilton, and Noah Howell skinned to the edge of Cement Creek on the outskirts of Silverton, Colorado. They had completed all but the last two miles of their planned four-day…