' Ask Body Results

Wilderness Sports Conditioning


Mountaineering: Freedom of the Hills Ed. 7 2003

Climbing & Outdoor Books

Check out the books we recommend in the store including Mountaineering: Freedom of the Hills ed.7 2003. Considered by many the 'Bible' of Alpine Travel.

12/16/2004 - Patrick Grill
Just bought the Train to Climb Mt. Rainier DVD. It's great. I am planning on making the climb at the end of August, and have already started the 6-month program. I was thinking about either alternating months 3 & 4 for several months or doing 2 months of 3, 2 months of 4 and 2 months of 5. Your thoughts?

Patrick, thanks for the compliment on the DVD. Glad you're enjoying it. I would suggest doing 10 weeks of month 3, 8 weeks of month 4 and 5-6 weeks of month 5 (the toughest on the body, so you don't want to risk overtraining so close to the climb) before getting into your peak month (perhaps with an extra week in there.) Hope that makes sense, and if we can help any further as you progress with your training, don't hesitate to ask! Best of luck to you!

Thanks for the question,


Rate this page       Bookmark and Share

Hiking   Mountaineering   Climbing   Snow Sports   Paddling   Family   More Training Info   Contact   About Us   Home  
2015 Body Results   Legal Disclaimer   Privacy Policy   Updated 5/2015