Kilian’s Training Summer 2019

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…

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Mountaineering and Doping

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…

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24h of elevation in ski

It is 4 kind of activities we can do in the mountains; training, social, activities and tests. Yesterday was one of the last. If an activity is when you include different variables a test is when you isolate one of them to explore-it and push-it at your best. Here the variable was elevation and endurance.…

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Training, Activities, Test and Social Activities

We all love to go out to the mountains, and all for different reasons and goals; to get fit, to find peace, to exercise, to win a race, to climb a summit, to spend time with friends, to have unspected adventures or achieve a technical route. So what do we do when we go out…

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Alpinerunning Playbook

Life is a game of renounces. I renounce clothes,I renounce technology,I renounce the safety rope,I renounce rules and inertia…To be naked. Naked to reborn,without mindets,without playbooks I Renounce life? Never.I renounce death? Not either. I go fast, not to be first,  not to win nor compete but because I can,  because I like-it  and because…

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Acclimatization for Kilian’s Everest 2017

I want to share how I approached my Cho Oyu and Everest preparations and acclimatization programs during my expedition in 2017. Most of what I did was what many alpinists have been doing for years, and I have been trying and adjusting the last 5 years in Himalaya. We placed a strong emphasis on traveling…

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