Seattle SIG Practices and Conditioners

Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course

Seattle SIG Practices and Conditioners - Mount Si Main Trail

Conditioning Hike for Angulo/Metz SIG

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  • Sat, Jan 25, 2020
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Basic Alpine
  • Adults
  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,150 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,167 ft
  • Pace: Moderate

Meet at the Mt Si trailhead  at 7:00am

Priority sign up for Angulo/Metz SIG members

This  is  one of several conditioning hikes that will be scheduled for the Angulo/Metz SIG.  As this  hike is one of the earlier conditioners we have scheduled,  we will be focusing on establishing a two hour  trailhead to summit pace.  This is, by many, the accepted pace (with a weighted pack) considered to meet the minimum conditioning requirements needed for alpine climbs we will enjoy  as the season progresses.  Ultimately  we will work toward  maintaining this pace with a pack weighing 25 pounds or  20% of your body weight (whichever is greater).  Depending on your level of conditioning at the time of this hike please feel free to  pack some additional weight in your pack  to begin to  prepare yourself to meet the  two hour requirement with weighted pack. A fully weighted pack will not be required on this hike. Our overall focus will be on establishing a consistent pace. 


Mount Si Main Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please bring microspikes

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