misc: rest stepping

Posted on March 3, 2011

As we start getting more serious about Elbrus, I’m reminded of Ed practicing rest-stepping up in the Himalayas, basically involving locking out the trailing leg with full weight on it as you pause for the next step. Gives you leg a little rest between steps and really useful on steep slopes at altitude.

See

http://www.well.com/~woodman/hike.html