Hi, I'm Kevin.  I'm a triathlete and mountaineer, among other things.   This is where I get to share my adventures with you.  

 

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Mountaineering Training

February 20, 2018

So, you've committed to a climb of Mt. Rainier, now you've got to get in shape if you want to have any chance of making the summit. 

Where to begin?

First things first, let's look at what you'll be expected to do during the climb:

  • Hike up 5,000 vertical feet to Camp Muir in under 5 hours with a 40lb. pack

  • Rest for 6-8 hours at Camp Muir

  • Climb 4,400 vertical feet to the summit in under 5 hours with a 20lb....

January 1, 2018

The new year is nearly upon us, and (as anyone who's a regular gym-goer can attest) that means that gyms are about to get really busy.  With the new year comes new year's resolutions - resolutions to do something better than you did the previous year.  A lot of times these resolutions relate to some sort of fitness goals, so naturally as soon as January hits, the gym fills up with all kinds of new faces, each starting off the...

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