Grand ‘Reverse’ no easy feat
Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:15am News Staff
Gunnison’s Wickenhauser, Smith win renowned backcountry race for third time
By Bobby Reyes.
It didn’t come easy. It required all the will they could muster to get across the finish line first. But af ter the Gore-Tex Grand Traverse was reroute in Grand “Reverse” fashion for just the third time in the race’s nearly two-decade-long history, Gunnison’s Brian Smith and Bryan Wickenhauser emerged as overall victors in a time of 7 hours, 52 minutes and 1.7 seconds.