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Enjoy listening to Podcasts?

Then checkout this interview between Kate Sielmann and Chris Kilworth on the

“Between The Mountains Adventure Podcast” 

Kate talks about everything from fear management at high altitude to risk assessment and even shares a few stories from her some of her adventures.

Kate is a qualified Sports Scientist and the author of "A Step-By-Step Manual To Mountaineering & Trekking Around The World”. She has worked with Olympic athletes and coached upwards of 60 people in the last 3 years, helping them pursue their own high altitude adventures around the world.


Kate has trekked through the Rainbow Mountains in Peru, the snowy peaks of the Alps in winter and through stormy conditions in the Scottish Highlands. She has also successfully reached the summits of Kilimanjaro (Tanzania), Mt. Elbrus (Russia) and Aconcagua (Argentina) ticking off three of the famous Seven Summits.

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Kate's most trusted adventure travel partner: Kandoo Adventures

Kandoo Adventures is passionate about adventure travel and has been for over 15 years.

They specialize in taking people on active adventures to the world's most iconic and memorable locations and as a client of theirs since 2015, I can absolutely recommend them. My first and quite frankly, most memorable trip was with Kandoo to the summit of Kilimanjaro via the Machame Route.

Whether you want to climb Kilimanjaro, trek to Everest base camp, climb Aconcagua or trek in Bhutan they’ll take you on an adventure that will become a lifelong memory, one that takes you beyond your everyday, beyond your normal limits and beyond your dreams.

Their travel experts will help you with every detail of your own life changing, memory making adventure. With over 1,000 reviews on Trustpilot and a 4.9/5 rating over a wide range of trips, you can be assured of the quality and commitment of their service.

Realize your dream adventure and make it a reality  with Kandoo Adventures.

Kate’s most recent book,

A Step-By-Step Manual To Mountaineering & Trekking Around The World, is the new definitive roadmap to best prepare, physically and mentally, for high altitude challenges. Often called “the bible of mountaineering” in reviews, this book is an absolute must for beginners and intermediate climbers and trekkers who need a predictable and strategic plan to get them fit enough and primed for the challenge ahead.

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Not sure whether you’re training enough for your high altitude trek or expedition?

Use The High Altitude Training Formula™ for FREE and calculate exactly how many hours you should be training per week to get fit enough for your trek or expedition.

To calculate resting heart rate, put two fingers on the inner side of your wrist (thumb side). Count how many beats your have in 10 seconds and multiply that number by 6. That is your Resting Heart Rate.

Resting Heart Rate:


Highest altitude:




The intended number of days for the trek or expedition. Eg. Everest Base Camp - 12 days.

The highest point that you're planning on reaching. Eg. Kilimanjaro summit - 5,895m.


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