"On its own, this book is invaluable. Combined with the routes and adventures that it will surely inform, its impact on the evolution of generations of future climbers wil be great." - Mark Twight
Training for the New Alpinism applies training practices from other endurance sports and demonstrates that an attentively designed regimen is effective for alpinism and will improve performance.
Aimed at all climbers from the beginner to the expert, the chapters cover:
- Endurance and strength training theory and methodology
- Planning and application for nutrition
- Altitude adaption
- Mental fitness
- Goal and assessment training
Inspiring essays on training for climbing from some of the world's most renowned climbers including Ueli Steck, Peter Habeler, Voytek Kurtyka and Will Gadd.
"A blueprint for making our climbing dreams come true. " - Josh Wharton
- Informative guide to training for alpinism and other disciplines of climbing