Blogs for Atacama Crossing (Chile) 2022

Blogs are first-hand accounts written by racers before, during and after each race. They are a great resource for those embarking on a multi-day stage race. We particularly recommend the blog by Andy Haven who completed the Atacama Crossing 2019.

Robert Ripley


Oct 2022

Reflections on the 2022 Atacama Crossing

Reflections on Atacama I’ve been back for almost a week.  The wounds are healing, the memories coalescing.  (The scabs itching). I& ...

Keith Gayhart


Oct 2022

I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends

This week I snapped an O-for-3 streak with Racing the Planet, completing their Atacama Crossing, a 7-day, 250K, self-supported race through the driest ...

Denis Kelliher


Sep 2022

Stage 5, The Long March

Well we are done on stage 5 injust under 12 hours. Powerwalked like thewalkersround hagleypark.warm and windlessday. Feel pretty good overall other th ...

Josh Tebeau


Sep 2022

9:38, 43 Miles, ~13:30 pace

I woke up and felt a bit sore for the first time since the start of the race (no doubt due to the extra mud I was carrying yesterday). I washed my sho ...

Kristina Huffman


Sep 2022

Stages 1-3

Stage 1 Navigation by Rock was a challenging start to the race being at altitude and in the blistering cold and windy weather the night before.  ...

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