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Re: Training?

Postby bird » Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:48 pm

mconnell wrote:
mountainhare wrote:You will be very lean and fit, which is a necessity for climbing to any significant elevations.

Ever see a picture of Don Whillans? Being lean is definitely not a requirement for high altitude climbing. That's more of a rock climbing thing.

I read a quote somewhere about DW where when he was on the hike to base camp a young porter said "you are too fat to be a climber" and Whillans responded with something like "I won't be fat when we're done".
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