Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/19

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Subject: [Leica] Nepal: gear
From: firkin at (Alastair Firkin)
Date: Sun Sep 19 04:49:01 2004
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A few weeks ago, I climbed Victoria's highest peak in the snow, and 
found out that it is much harder going down: couldn't walk for 2 days 

On 19/09/2004, at 2:50 PM, Jacques Bilinski wrote:

>>  Put on a backpack,
>> and climb up the stairs of a 20 storey building a couple of times a
>> day for at least a month beforehand.
> Good idea. But don't neglect climbing down the stairs too. I find 
> going down
> hill is a lot harder on the leg muscles than going up. Be very careful 
> not
> to injure yourself in the  downhill training though. If you get any 
> sharp
> pains backoff imediately.
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In reply to: Message from msmall at (Marc James Small) ([Leica] Scary Who, Howard, and Wilson)
Message from Jim at (Jim Hemenway) ([Leica] Scary Who, Howard, and Wilson)
Message from firkin at (firkin) ([Leica] Nepal: gear)
Message from henningw at (Henning Wulff) ([Leica] Nepal: gear)
Message from jbilin at (Jacques Bilinski) ([Leica] Nepal: gear)