Tag Archives: Strength and Conditioning

Man power training with sled

Ski season is here. Maybe not in all cold places but soon and it’s not too late to start getting conditioned for skiing. Ski is a dynamic full body sport that requires you to be in good physical condition. Skiing “out of shape” can lead to injuries, not something we want as outdoor sports people. With a bit of work you can lift your performance on the slopes to a new level. Get fit for skiing…

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Hikers with great fitness on high mountain summit

So what is extreme hiking and backpacking? It’s not the 3 mile out and back to a summit with a couple of thousand feet elevation gain. It’s not even climbing a couple of peaks with 5-10 miles of total trail. It is long day hikes that consist of about 15-20+ miles or backpacking trips lasting more than 3+ days and with distances of over 25+ miles on rugged trails. It can include shorter distances in…

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Please note changes in access and rules for hiking and camping in the Adirondacks and Catskills during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please act responsibly during this stressful period. Please read the DEC info carefully. Read more here!