Climbing Conditioner


Climbing Conditioner - Mount Si Main Trail

Time-trial conditioning eval for Kate/Ambrose SIG. Other Basic student are welcome to join as long as you email the primary leader first

  • Sat, Apr 6, 2024
  • Seattle Climbing
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,150 ft
  • Pace: 1,600 ft/hr

Meet at the trailhead at 8am and be ready to go at 8:15am.  We will hike up at your own pace, but we will travel together as a group coming back down on Mt Si Main Trail.

This hike is the time-trial conditioning eval for students in Kate/Ambrose SIG. The fitness requirement is being able to hike to Mt Si boulder field (4 miles, 3200 ft gain) with 25lb pack / 20% of body weight (whichever is greater) in under 2 hours. 

An email regarding trip logistics will be sent out 5-7 days prior to the trip. Pack weight and mountaineering boots are optional. Dress as appropriate for the weather.


Mount Si Main Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

In addition to your 10 Essentials, you'll need microspikes, along with a headlamp and extra batteries.   Weighted packs and mountaineering boots are optional, but a good idea to help you gauge your fitness and break in your boots.

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