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by: Dimity McDowell, Illustrations by Supercorn




Week 4: Recovery Week
Sunday: Hike Pack: 40% of heaviest pack. Distance and elevation: 30 to 40% of daily trip average. RPE: 5
Monday: Off
Tuesday: 30-minute trail run. RPE: 5
Wednesday: 30-minute climb/descent. RPE: 5
Thursday: Off
Friday: 25-minute climbing session. RPE: 5 Strength training.
Saturday: Fun day: 75 minutes. RPE: 5


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