hill training

A Touch of Magic: That Moment of Mastery

Pushing into a new level of training will leave you feeling sore and blah—until the day your body catches up and darkness turns to dancing.

Vertically Challenged

An annual ascent goal produces strength, injury-proof fitness, and a satisfying challenge.

My Favorite Hill: Ascent of Skytop

This long, gradual ascent up Skytop mountain in New Paltz, New York provides a steady, relentless training effect, as well as inspiring scenery.