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12 week Intermediate mountaineering program.

Hi all, I was hoping to get in contact with the author of the program on the page. The strength training section sates "3 sets of following…

Started by Grant Maguire

1 yesterday
Reply by Kai

Skier squat? In 12 week Rainier Training

Hiya - are there any recommendations for an alternate to the “skier squat” in the 12-week Mt. Rinier Training program? i tried it based on…

Started by Rob

1 Nov 16
Reply by Ali Alami

Stairs Workout

I'm following the 6 week beginner plan and I noticed 40 minutes of stairs as part of the workout. Does that mean a Stair Master or regular…

Started by Scott Durant

3 Jul 10
Reply by E.W. Fleming

Hill Climbing with Asthma

Hello, I have asthma since I was kid. I haven't had a full blown asthma attack for over 40 years though. It get bad (ish) when I have a co…

Started by joe jonsme

0 Jun 14

Hill climbing ability

Hi, Those of you familiar with Calgary and the surrounding area probably know of the big hill coming east out of Cochrane towards Calgary.…

Started by joe jonsme

0 Jun 8

Training in Northern California

I am looking for training partners in Northern California. Training for Mt. Kilimanjaro in July 

Started by Cindy Johnson

0 Jan 21

training q & a

any suggestions for training living at sea level and unable to gain elevation

Started by phil duggan

1 Nov 24, 2017
Reply by Elizabeth Stock

Question about the Rainier 12 week plan

Hi there, Thank you for the excellent training plans. I successfully used the 6 week plan this fall to prepare to summit Mt St Helens. Am p…

Started by Gaylene rown

0 May 31, 2017

8 month mountaineering plan question

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…

Started by Clay

9 May 31, 2017
Reply by Gaylene rown


help - I am a newbie to all this and I have no idea where to find what the Strength Exercises are or mean?

Started by Suzanne Stewart

0 Jan 16, 2017


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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