What is FitClimb?

FitClimb is focused on helping climbers, backpackers, and mountaineers reach their goals and get back safely.  We do this with some key principles:

  • Peak Fitness (Train with Friends).
  • Wilderness Skills, Tools, and Apps.
  • Share and Connect with other climbers & hikers.

FitClimb & Fitness Plans are 100% Free, Join now!

Blog Posts

5 Off-Road 4x4 Camping Tips

Posted by Ali Alami on November 16, 2018 at 6:30pm

Top Tips for Solo Hiking

Posted by Ali Alami on December 27, 2017 at 6:00pm

Climbing Mt Shasta

Posted by Mircea Murariu on June 18, 2017 at 2:45pm — 5 Comments

Emilio Questa (rifugio Italy) to Le Boreon (France

Posted by Wim Boonstoppel on November 23, 2016 at 12:27am

New Chamonix Mont Blanc Guides

Posted by Schmidt Pierre on October 13, 2016 at 4:30am — 2 Comments


What are your favorite climbs or hikes in the world? 20 Replies

I'd like to gather a list of what people consider the best places to hike, climb, backpack, and trek worldwide. Some that come to mind for me are the Grand Canyon in Arizona, North Cascade portion of the Pacific Crest Trail, The Lycian way in…Continue

Tags: climb, canyon, grand, trek, north

Started by Ali Alami in Favorite climbs/hikes. Last reply by fc23mx8smk Feb 1, 2023.

Backpacking and climbing recipes 33 Replies

What are your favorite backpacking, climbing, and hiking recipes and why? Looking for meals that are quick and easy to prepare, are high energy, easy to pack and light, and are very tasty and nutritious.

Tags: healthy, mealplans, backpacking, hiking, recipes

Started by Ali Alami in Food and Nutrition. Last reply by Eva Jun 24, 2022.

8 month mountaineering plan question 9 Replies

In the 8 month training plan, some of the headings tell me to focus on interval training. There's no specific directions for this. When it tells me to do 80 minutes of cardio at 85% MHR, am I supposed to interval train with this number for a…Continue

Started by Clay in Mountain fitness. Last reply by Gaylene rown May 31, 2017.

Fitness Training Plans 6 Replies

I am booked for a trip to attempt Mera Peak in Nepal in April. I am looking at which Fitness Plan would fit best for this trip. I feel that the 12 week plan is too short but the 8 month plan too long to be able to stick with it successfully what…Continue

Tags: 24, 6, Months, Plan, Week

Started by James Handlon in Mountain fitness. Last reply by James Handlon Aug 25, 2020.


Free Training plans:
Hiking and Backpacking
6 week beginner plan

General Mountaineering:
Intermediate Plan 12 weeks

Mt. Rainier 12 week plan:

Mount Rainier Training Plan

8 Month Mountaineering Training & Fitness Plan

Meal Plans:
Backpacking and Climbing Meal Plans

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