Going into your first Ice climbing experience prepared can change everything for you! If you have the right strength in the right places of your body, half the work is done and you now only have to coordinate that with the mental aspects of the sport. Imagine how much time that leaves you with to really learn and understand the technical aspects of ice climbing without being distracted by the lactic acid pumping through your forearms and biceps. That is why we are going to share the best training advice and only from the experts!
This article by Steve House, renowned alpinist and author of training manuals, is from his latest book Uphill Athlete. It contains in depth information on how to train for ice climbing! Check it out – https://www.uphillathlete.com/training-ice-mixed-climbing/ Get in touch with us if you would like us to customize something for you based on your fitness levels! See you in Spiti!
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