Day Hike - Mount Rose

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Day Hike - Mount Rose

Conditioner Wednesdays. Phase II Aerobic. Increase aerobic threshold. Condition at heart rate zone 3, with high intensity interval training (HIIT) in zone(s) 4 & 5. Horse Camp (and beyond)

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  • Very Strenuous, *Varies*
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 4.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,150 ft

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Meet at Mud Bay Park & Ride (Olympia, 98502) at 15:40 (3:40 pm).

I plan on driving and can accommodate 3-4 passengers.

You can also meet us at the trailhead at 16:45 (4:45 pm). If you plan on meeting us at the trailhead, please make sure to let me know.

Promptness is required; I don't wait that long.

"We do not rise to the level of our expectations, We fall to the level of our training." -Archilochus

WARNING: Strenuous Conditioner Hike

The pace will be dependent on participants; I'm hoping somewhere between moderate and strenuous. Moderate would be defined as 60% of maximum heart rate, and strenuous as 80% of maximum heart rate. As a conditioner, we should break a sweat, and be in zone 3 for heart rate.

Phase-I is about strength training. 

Phase-II is about aerobic training

Phase-III is about endurance training

 

Tentative Schedule for Conditioner Wednesdays.

March: Big Creek Loop

April: Mount Rose

May: Mount Rose

June: Wagon Wheel

July: Mount Ellinor

August: Mount Washington

September: Mount Ellinor

October: Mount Rose

Route/Place

Mount Rose


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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