mountain+athlete

This website aims to collect information on mountain activities carried out in a fast and light style. As well as related information, documents, tools and articles.

mtnath is the acronym of mountain athlete.

Mountain /ˈmaʊntɪn/ n – A mountain, chain or ridge. A mountain is a large landform that rises above the surrounding land in a limited area.

Athlete /ˈaθliːt/ nA person who is proficient in sports and other forms of physical exercise. A person who is is researching the performance in terms of physical strength, speed or endurance by extensive physical training.

In this website you can find documents, studies and explanations of the different factors that are related about mountain sports performance, from training to logistics, gear or strategies.


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  • mountain+athlete

    9 July, 2019 by

    This website aims to collect information on mountain activities carried out in a fast and light style. As well as related information, documents, tools and articles.

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  • Khumbu Autumn 2019

    15 October, 2019 by

    I was in Khumbu last month, spending time with my family, training, and climbing. Maj was able to discover the mountains and the local culture. The weather was quite challenging with lots of snow and precipitation. I had certain climbing projects in mind, depending on the conditions and the weather. In the end it wasn’t… Read more

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  • Training and Racing Summer 2019

    31 August, 2019 by

    Since 2006 when I started racing in trail running as a complement for my ski mountaineering seasons my training and racing orientation were based more on quantity and diversification than quality. The main goal was to do complete seasons with good results in different kind of competitions, from skimo championships and cup and long distance… Read more

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  • Mountaineering and Doping

    29 July, 2019 by

    The term doping is widely used by organizations that regulate sporting competitions to explain the use of drugs or methods to enhance performance and/or is harmful to the athlete’s health and is considered unethical, and therefore prohibited, by most international sports organizations. PED’s (performance-enhancing drugs) are substances that are used to improve any form of activity performance… Read more

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  • Training for Uphill Running

    16 July, 2019 by

    Uphill running performance is one of the easiest to evaluate, because it doesn’t involve much technique and reactivity as flat or downhill running, but it isn’t only about our “motor” and some other factors affect how fast we run the hills. Compared to flat running, uphill is characterized by a higher step frequency, increased internal… Read more

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About me

My name is Kilian Jornet and I’m a passionate about mountaineering and endurance sports. In this website I aim to collect informations and ressources I find interesting about this sports as well as write about activities I carry out, gear I use, training sessions I find interesting…

To know more about me you can visit my website kilianjornet.cat