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If you have a climbing, hiking, survival, or any outdoor question don't hesitate to send me a message or start a discussion board. Also I'd love to get your climbing pictures, videos, or any blog articles you wish to share. This includes recommendations for tools, services, and features that would improve Fitclimb.

Climb High, Climb Safe,
Ali

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When is the best month to climb Mt. Rainier?

This along with what is the safest month to climb Mt. Rainier is a popular questions from our members.   Late spring and summer are when conditions are best, starting in May and ending in September.  Realize conditions on the mountain change weekly and may be different from year to year but generally you can expect the following in each month:

 

May

Much of the mountain is still in deep snow, even at the parking lot.  Most of the crevasses are covered…

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Posted on August 1, 2014 at 9:30pm

The 6 Most Common Ways To Die In The Mountains

With the start of the climbing season we're already hearing about fatalities in the mountains.  On April 13th, 2014 there was an avalanche on Mt. Everest that killed 13 Sherpas.  

This week we've had two separate fatalities in the Pacific Northwest first a climber on…

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Posted on May 15, 2014 at 5:30pm

7 Mistakes To Avoid on Trail Runs

Trail running is fun alternative to hiking for those with limited time.  It is also one of the best ways to train for mountaineering, as the uneven ground on a typical trail will work muscles similar to those used in climbing and hiking.  The key is to prevent injury, stay safe, and get home.  Here are 7 mistakes to avoid when trail running:

1.  Not leaving your plans with a reliable person.  You should tell someone where you’re running, including the trail, distance,…

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Posted on February 15, 2014 at 2:30pm

Finding Shelter in an Emergency

Beyond clothing shelter is anything that protects a person from environmental hazards such as rain, wind, lightning, snow, cold, insects, and more.   Shelter helps you maintain a 98.6 body temperature, stay dry, and warm.   When most people think of shelter in the wilderness they imagine a tent, spend enough time outdoors and you’ll find that in most situations you aren’t carrying or have easy access to a tent.  Think about the last time you hiked, were on the summit of a mountain, skied, or…

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Posted on January 11, 2014 at 7:00am

How to Tell How Far Things Are in The Wilderness

Not only is this a good skill to woo friends with but its useful in navigation and outdoors.  Take a look at the following picture, can you tell how far different land features are?    Here’s a general rule that works in areas with trees, you can use trees as a reference point for pin pointing the distance of other objects.

 

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Posted on January 7, 2014 at 9:06am

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At 11:39am on October 13, 2014, Miriam said…
Hi Ali, thanks for the advice. I hope to be able to keep up with the rest of the group I'm going with! I'll take on board your suggestions. Thanks again.
At 12:49am on May 27, 2014, juanita hackart said…
Thank u for your response!! I am considering it seriously and dont know how possible it will be to get fit in 2 months!!! But.....I'm certainly going to give it my best!!!
At 9:03pm on February 15, 2012, Mars Chen said…

Hi Ali,

Thank you very much for allowing me to joint fitclimb, it is my honor to joint fitclimb.

It is great to hear that you have been to Taiwan and enjoy  Taroko national park, have you visited Zhuilu Old Road in Taroko national park? Have you visited Yushan national park?  You are welcome to visit Taiwan any times and if you need my supports, please feel free to let me know.

Best regards,

Mars


At 12:52am on February 10, 2012, Hasan Arif Rahman said…

Thank you so very much for your nice and inspiring comment. To be honest I am just starting my climbing life, I will start my basic  mountaineering training in coming September. However mountains are my passion. I love the Himalayas. I would like to be touch with you. I hope it will help me in many ways. Thanks once again. Hasan from Bangladesh.

At 12:19am on June 28, 2011, Mark Rickert said…

Hi Ali,

 

Thanks for the nice welcome!  That is not a picture of Shasta, a mere 2, 100 hill in Fremont, CA.  Mission Peak.  It was a training hike.  I appreciate the offer to post my "Climb For Hope 2011" to benefit 100% the Children's Hunger Fund.  This will help starving and impoverished children from around the world.  I have a goal of $5,000 and every little bit helps.  I will be climbing Mt. Rainer in August 2011.  Thanks again and I look forward to getting to know the FitClimb community better in the coming months/years.  Best regards.  Mark Rickert

 

Here is a link to my climb:  http://whatsupusana.com/2011/06/reaching-new-heights-climbing-mt-rainier-to-support-chf/

 

 
 
 

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