Once I started working from home in March, I added trail running to my hiking regimen. I fell in love with it, but now that we're getting closer to winter, I need some advice on how one continues trail running in winter conditions. I live in Salt Lake City, UT and made Millcreek Canyon my gym--hiking/running Pipeline from Church Fork Trailhead to Mt. Aire Trailhead and hiking up/running down Grandeur Peak. Pipeline has little elevation gain and I can see myself continuing to use that trail when it snows, but I'm wondering if I can still run down Grandeur that is over 2600 ft. of elevation gain and stay safe. Microspikes or no? Are there trail running shoes or boots specific to winter conditions? Tips, tricks, and advice are appreciated from long time trail runners.
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