Ep. 24 - Rowan Smith, Hiking Trainer and Founder of Summit Strength
Rowan Smith, the founder of Summit Strength, is one of the world’s only specialist hiking coaches. With over 10 years’ experience as a Personal Trainer and founding Summit Strength in 2018, Rowan now coaches’ hikers from across the globe, creating 100% tailored coaching fort he individual’s physical and mental strength, with clients fulfilling bucket list adventures such as Everest Base Camp, Kilimanjaro, the Pacific Crest Trail and many more.
On the podcast we talk about his journey to becoming a professional hiking trainer, his approach to training dayhikers to professional backpackers, how to deal with certain pain issues on the trail, and how you can get in the proper training, even without mountains nearby.