Training for the New Alpinism

Whether you work as a banker or a mountain guide, live in the city or the country, are an ice climber, a mountaineer heading to Denali, or a veteran of 8,000-meter peaks, your understanding of how to achieve your goals grows exponentially ...

Training for the New Alpinism

Training for the New Alpinism

In Training for the New Alpinism, Steve House, world-class climber and Patagonia ambassador, and Scott Johnston, coach of U.S. National Champions and World Cup Nordic Skiers, translate training theory into practice to allow you to coach yourself to any mountaineering goal. Applying training practices from other endurance sports, House and Johnston demonstrate that following a carefully designed regimen is as effective for alpinism as it is for any other endurance sport and leads to better performance. They deliver detailed instruction on how to plan and execute training tailored to your individual circumstances. Whether you work as a banker or a mountain guide, live in the city or the country, are an ice climber, a mountaineer heading to Denali, or a veteran of 8,000-meter peaks, your understanding of how to achieve your goals grows exponentially as you work with this book. Chapters cover endurance and strength training theory and methodology, application and planning, nutrition, altitude, mental fitness, and assessing your goals and your strengths. Chapters are augmented with inspiring essays by world-renowned climbers, including Ueli Steck, Mark Twight, Peter Habeler, Voytek Kurtyka, and Will Gadd. Filled with photos, graphs, and illustrations.

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Training for the New Alpinism
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Steve House, Scott Johnston
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-11 - Publisher: Patagonia

In Training for the New Alpinism, Steve House, world-class climber and Patagonia ambassador, and Scott Johnston, coach of U.S. National Champions and World Cup Nordic Skiers, translate training theory into practice to allow you to coach yourself to any mountaineering goal. Applying training practices from other endurance sports, House and
Training for the Uphill Athlete
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Steve House, Scott Johnston, Kilian Jornet
Categories: SPORTS & RECREATION
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-12 - Publisher: Patagonia

Presents training principles for the multisport mountain athlete who regularly participates in a mix of distance running, ski mountaineering, and other endurance sports that require optimum fitness and customized strength
The New Alpinism Training Log
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Steve House, Scott Johnston
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-17 - Publisher: Patagonia Incorporated

Meant to go hand-in-hand with Steve House and Scott Johnston’s groundbreaking, bestselling Training for the New Alpinism, The New Alpinism Training Log is a goal-setting planner and a workout journal in one. With pages to plot your program based on your aspirations, and others to break it down and record
Vertical Aid: Essential Wilderness Medicine for Climbers, Trekkers, and Mountaineers
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Seth C. Hawkins, R. Bryan Simon, J. Pearce Beissinger, Deb Simon
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-18 - Publisher: The Countryman Press

A climbing medicine and wilderness first aid guidebook from a team of proven experts Climbing and mountaineering attracts millions of people around the world each year, but produces a unique set of challenges. The threat of danger is ever present, and professional medical help is often far away. Vertical Medicine
Beyond the Mountain
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Steve House
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-06 - Publisher: Patagonia

What does it take to be one of the world's best high-altitude mountain climbers? A lot of fundraising; traveling in some of the world's most dangerous countries; enduring cold bivouacs, searing lungs, and a cloudy mind when you can least afford one. It means learning the hard lessons the mountains

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