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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

8 May 21
Reply by Ali Alami


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

Climbing Mount Rinjani

Hi everyone! Has anyone been to Mount Rinjani summit? I'm planning to summit it this end August and been following the 12 weeks mountaineer…

Started by Maddy

0 May 25, 2016

Home Climbing walls

Does anyone have a climbing wall/gym in their home?  If so please share some pics and hints on construction.

Started by Ali Alami

5 Mar 10, 2016
Reply by Beau Miner

Recommended Stretching Routines

The training plans are great, but do you guys have any suggestions for a good stretching routine.  Mine always seems to be a mix of stuff I…

Started by Chad T. Januskiewicz

3 Mar 10, 2016
Reply by Beau Miner

Training Plans - Q and A

What heights are people using for the step ups in the training plans? 

Started by Tawny Tersmette

3 Nov 5, 2015
Reply by Ali Alami

Cascade cross country route?

Is there a cross country route running east to west in the Cascades of Washington state? I'm looking for an off trail guide similar to The…

Started by Deadman Walking

1 Mar 4, 2015
Reply by Ali Alami

Hallux Rigidus

I was just wondering if anyone out there has experience with hallux rigidus?  I've had it for a couple years and it hasn't hindered me too…

Started by Scott Durant

1 May 18, 2014
Reply by Ali Alami

Recommended kilimanjaro climbing routes are machame, rongai and lemosho

Kilimanjaro climbing routes varies depending on strength and interests. Current recommended kilimanjaro routes are Machame, rongai and Lemo…

Started by Kilimanjaro Expeditions

0 Apr 11, 2014

Where to get elevation gain on the East Coast/South East?

We've gotten several questions on good summit climbs/trails for elevation training, mostly members from members who live in the eastern and…

Started by Ali Alami

4 Mar 27, 2014
Reply by Ali Alami


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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