Everest Base Camp. Kilimanjaro. Mt Elbrus. Aconcagua. Some of the world's most iconic treks are at altitude.
But if your country isn't blessed with high mountains, or you are a first time trekker...
Chances are you haven't experienced high altitude before.
And if this is true, you want to make sure you aren't making these rookie mistakes...
If you are Training For A Trek, nothing can substitute for actually getting time actually hiking on the trail.
Its specific, it's fun and it gets you out of the gym!
But a lot of trekkers fall short with this type of training and really don't make the most of its potential benefits.
With a little thought, a little planning and a little organisation, you can turn your trek training into an incredibly effective tool to help you towards a safe, enjoyable and successful adventure.
Here are four principles to make the most out of your trek training...
Healthy Iron levels are ESSENTIAL if you are planning an Altitude Trek...
Often overlooked, it is one thing that can make or break an adventure before it begins.
However for some reason, no one is talking about it!
Today, I am going to share why iron is so important for altitude trekkers and what you need to do to maintain healthy iron levels for your trek.
Rowan is a personal trainer who specialises in training for hiking, trekkers and mountaineers for their bucket list adventures.
Summit Strength is a personal training for hiking service created specifically to help hikers have the best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful adventure.