The Female Uphill Athlete Training Group
Our Female Uphill Athlete Training Group is undergoing a major remodel.
Please be sure to subscribe to our newsletter so that you will be the first to know when we’re ready to show off our revised and updated Training Groups.
FEMALE UPHILL ATHLETE TRAINING GROUP SCHEDULE
We break for summer.
Week 0: April 4 – Registration closed
Week 1: April 11 – Training started
Week 12: June 27 – Last Week of Training
Our Female Uphill Athlete Training Group is undergoing a major remodel. Please be sure to subscribe to our newsletter so that you will be the first to know when we’re ready to show off our revised and updated Training Groups.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Any female athlete who desires a trusted coaching and training resource tailored for them.
Any outdoor athlete who loves being active, whether it’s running, hiking, mountaineering, skiing, or climbing and who wants to be confident in their ability to reach their goals.
Any woman who has ever felt frustrated by training approaches that were not modified for the female physiology.
Any woman who has felt like a minority in her favorite mountain sport looking for a community of like minded peers.
Any woman who has ever felt guilty about taking a rest day.
Any woman who has ever felt self-critical for not feeling as strong as she thinks she should be.
Any woman who has had awkward conversations about adapting to their needs as a female athlete.
Any woman who has felt isolated and who desires a supportive community to share ideas for training or practicing their mountain sport while dealing with women-specific challenges.
Women who would classify as beginner or intermediate level athletes. Professional and serious-amateur level athletes may not be suitably challenged.
THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES:
ABOUT THE COACHES AND UPHILL ATHLETE
About Carolyn Parker:
Carolyn is a life-long climber and certified mountain guide who has made the successful transition into full time coaching work. The focus of her work and life is to engage and support others in activities that create positive self change, inspire, build confidence and motivation.
In 1990, she created her first business, Women’s Mountain Biking Clinics, then went on to guide for Chicks Climbing in the late 90s, created Climb like a Girl ~ Women’s Rock and Ice climbing clinics in the early 2000’s and continues to support women running the Ripple Effect Gym in Carbondale, CO, one of the few fully women owned and operated strength conditioning facilities for mountain athletes in the US.
About Maya Seckinger:
Maya has been a competitive cross-country skier for the past 15 years, racing on the local, collegiate and national circuits. For the last nine of those years, she trained under Scott Johnston. Maya has lived and breathed the Uphill Athlete training methods and theory as both an athlete and a coach. She has worked for Uphill Athlete as a coach since 2016 and was Uphill Athlete’s first employee. She works with clients of all levels, from Everest to helping people get back to training after injury or lengthy lay-offs. Maya is personable, detail-oriented, and fun to work with.
Maya has always enjoyed working with women helping them fit training into their incredibly busy lives and helping them feel good about their bodies and fitness. She is continually impressed by women’s mental toughness and ability to have a positive attitude no-matter the training circumstances.
About Uphill Athlete:
Uphill Athlete sets the standard for the most effective training method for mountain sports. Founded by Steve House and Scott Johnston, authors of acclaimed “Training for the New Alpinism” and “Training for the Uphill Athlete” books and training manuals, the company has coached thousands of amateur and professional mountain athletes of different ages and abilities to climb the world’s highest peaks and complete some of the most challenging mountain races and trips.