A guide to Mexico's jaw-dropping Iztaccihuatl hike. This extinct volcano climb isn't technical, but at an elevation of 17,160 ft., it will definitely test your fitness and stamina. The reward: [...]
Excited to kick some steps this spring? Here are three easy Colorado snow climbs you'll love: Juliet Couloir, Boudoir Couloir, and Whale's Tail Couloir.
So you just came back from your Mt. Rainier climb. Now what? Here are some tips on post climbing recovery, dealing with disappointment, and setting new mountaineering goals.
Forget fussy fad diets with lots of rules. My simple mountaineering training diet helps you free up time, love your food, and fuel your aerobic endurance machine.
Like all endurance athletes, mountaineers tend to be a tough, driven bunch. But pushing too hard and resting too little can lead to overtraining syndrome. Here's how to catch overtraining early [...]
Are you ready to tackle a glaciated peak? This checklist of basic mountaineering skills can help you decide. Here's what it takes to climb Mt. Rainier without a guide.
Long training hikes can help you test your gear, practice skills, and build confidence for your climb. These Mt. Rainier Training hikes take you high into the thin air where you will climb and [...]
As you climb Mt. Rainier with a pack, your leg muscles will contract thousands of times against resistance. Here are the best strength training exercises to round out your mountain climbing [...]