It's huge. It's nasty. And it's a beast to get up. But guess what: The summit is worth all the hard work it takes to get there.
Get in shape to climb Mount Rainier.
Alternating these two groups of strength exercises will prep your legs and core to climb and descend well with a loaded pack.
Reaching Mt. Rainier's summit requires a strong aerobic base, and plenty of hill climbing. Here's how to get both.