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Fitness Training Plans

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…

Started by James Handlon

4 Feb 7
Reply by James Handlon

Fitness Programs Question

I'm working on my Adirondack 46 (24 into it) and used your 12 week program to prepare for a lengthily, multi-peak traverse. As I completed…

Started by Tom Gerace

0 Jan 31

Beginning Fitness

Hi. I am looking to do Mt. St. Helens at the end of September and need to start training ASAP! I want to follow the 6 week beginner plan bu…

Started by Nina Burgeno

0 Aug 20, 2019

Fell on my butt

Hi There  just joined up I have been following the 12 week training plan for a Cullen Ridge Scotland. I am on week 5. doing ok. Any way tod…

Started by Paul Troon

0 Apr 4, 2019

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 Dec 10, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018

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, 2018

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, 2018


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