Posts tagged physical conditioning
How To Climb A 14er: The Basics

Even the easiest of routes to the summits of Colorado’s fourteen thousand-foot peaks is physically demanding. The more fit you are, the easier and more pleasant the journey will be. Even the shortest routes are 6-7 miles round trip to your parking with half of that distance being uphill. Breathing, hiking, and climbing almost 3 miles above sea level will wear you out.

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