Video: Chewed Up and Spit Out at Mount St. Helens

What happens when endurance athletes Yassine Diboun and Xu Lin Ju make an attempt on the fastest known time along the Loowit Trail on Mount St. Helens? As it turns out, the 31-mile (50 km) route gives them every ounce of challenge and difficulty the could ask for, turning a simple trail run into a grueling test of stamina and determination. In the video above, you’ll get a first hand look at this epic undertaking and gain a whole new respect for the trail in the process.

Kraig Becker