There may come a time in your life when, oddly enough, climbing a mountain seems like the only sensible thing to do. The urge to climb a mountain may hit you anytime, but the question is: Should you give in? Well, any reasonably fit, reasonably ambulatory person can make it to the top of some magnificent peak.
Considering that mountaineering is a sport whose appeal is defined by its own difficulty, risks and physical inaccessibility, there are plenty of options for getting to the top of virtually any mountain that you set your sights on. For this Blog, I’ll focus on training for the big one – a 14,000 foot peak.