Alpine Conditioning Series
Climb Mount Shuksan
Join the womxn in the Never Stop Moving community for conditioning hikes and a summit of Mount Shuksan with Mountain Madness. Work together to complete 8 conditioning hikes during weekday evenings to build your fitness, create camaraderie and share each other's knowledge prior to your 2 day summit attempt!
This could be you!
8 NSM conditioning hikes on weekday evenings
Conditioning Hikes: (4 required)
Organized hikes occurring once a week from June through July at various trailheads along the I-90 corridor and the Issaquah Alps. Current placeholder is Wednesdays (subject to change based on participants schedules).
Carpooling will be arranged via NSM to the trailheads.
August 1st & 2nd
Day 1 will include hiking to high camp and reviewing skills necessary to summit
Day 2 will include summit and travel back to cars
A general guideline for appropriate fitness levels is to be able to carry ~35lbs to the top of Mailbox in about 2.5 hours
The 8 conditioning hikes will aid in working everyone up to this ability level as a team.
Additional training may be required based on your current fitness level.
Log your achievements via the NSM Alpine Conditioning Series Log.
Personal gear requirements can be found here.
If you are lacking any personal gear, the NSM community will help you get outfitted by borrowing from others or you can rent it from Mountain Madness!
Total Cost: $550 + tax**
Included in Cost:
All meals while on the mountain
Group climbing equipment
Mountain Madness female guide(s)
8 weekday conditioning hikes by NSM
Carpool arrangements by NSM
Not Included in Cost:
Transportation from Seattle
Gratuities for guides
All personal equipment
*Back-up if required due to conditions and permits is Mount Baker
**Cost is dependent on maintaining a 4:1 client to guide ratio. Need minimum 4 enrolled for summit trip to run at this price.