“Base” Training Period for Great Range Traverse

I will start off with a disclaimer that I have used in the past: I am not a fitness professional, professional trainer, or doctor. I do however live in a totally flat area surrounded by corn fields and do decently ok in the mountains. Which is actually the reason that I started this blog, IContinue reading ““Base” Training Period for Great Range Traverse”

Functional Training- Q&A with Sean Sewell from Colorado Personal Fitness.

As I progress down this blog journey an important goal of mine is to feature a series of Q&A’s on how others prepare for adventures in the mountains. I am so excited to kick this off with the below Q&A with Sean Sewell from Colorado Personal Fitness. Sean Sewell is a Certified Personal Trainer (andContinue reading “Functional Training- Q&A with Sean Sewell from Colorado Personal Fitness.”

Learning Splitboard Technique Part 3- “The Importance of Moving (semi) Fast”

In my last Splitboard post I talked a lot about rushing and the whole host of dangerous mistakes that stem from it. However, it’s also very possible to be on the other side of the spectrum and be moving too slow. To clarify I am not talking about physically moving too slow while skinning upContinue reading “Learning Splitboard Technique Part 3- “The Importance of Moving (semi) Fast””

Earning Turns in the Catskills

The sun was just starting to crest over the steep hills and mountains as we drove along route 28 past the turn off for the cozy mountain town of Phoenicia. The only signs of snow were dirty oddly shaped piles at the ends of the parking lots left over from the Plows. We passed theContinue reading “Earning Turns in the Catskills”

“We do not disallow Splitboards…..kinda”

Rain sucks. This weekend I had planned to head up to the Catskills for some backcountry riding with a buddy from the Philly Chapter of the American Alpine Club. However after much debating and a forecast of 58 degrees and 100% chance of rain we bailed. However I saw a decent forecast for today soContinue reading ““We do not disallow Splitboards…..kinda””