|Sunday:||Hike Pack: 50% of anticipated total pack weight Distance and elevation: 30% of daily trip average RPE: 4-5|
|Tuesday:||30-minute trail run.
|Wednesday:||45-minute hike with 20-pound pack, followed by 30-minute bike or swim RPE: 3-4|
|Thursday:||35-minute climbing session. RPE: 3-4|
|Saturday:||Begin week-long trek!|
*RPE refers to the rate of perceived exertion, a fancy sounding term that merely expresses the difficulty of a workout from one to ten. An RPE of 1 means you’re barely breaking a sweat; a 10 means you’re burning in lactic hell.