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My race in Norway

I finally finished the full trip report (with pictures) from my race in
Norway. You can find it at:


I hope you find it interesting.

In the report, I mention how part way through the race, my hands swelled up
and I could no longer use my gloves. As you can imagine, if you train with
gloves and then have to stop using them during a race, the blisters get aweful.

I was wondering, has anyone else had a similar problem? Have any of you
part way into an intense multi-day trip, had your hands swell up so you
couldn't use gloves that normally fit just fine?