PATHFINDER Advanced - Advanced Ruck Training

PATHFINDER Advanced - Advanced Ruck Training

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(Class 016 is officially closed, but we are taking late registrations through 5/31. Email for instructions.)


  • Individuals training for their first or second GORUCK Tough Challenge or equivalent
  • Individuals training for their first GORUCK Heavy Challenge or equivalent
  • Individuals training for extended endurance events, similar in duration and effort to a GORUCK HTL (Heavy-Tough-Light)
  • Individuals seeking to establish a strong base of rucking moderate to heavy weight and high mileage


  • None, but it is STRONGLY SUGGESTED that you already have the discipline to maintain regular fitness activity three to four times a week or have completed the PATHFINDER Endure (Intermediate) program.


  • Backpack (Our favorite.)
  • Weight (at least 45# for individuals weighing 150# or more, 30# for individuals weighing under 150# - Such as...)


  • 1 Blank Roster Patch
  • Access to private Facebook Class Page
  • Course Advisor to assist in your planning and provide accountability
  • Exclusive Finisher's Patch (upon successful completion of the program)


  • Class 016 begins on 05/01/2018 and ends on 07/31/2018
  • Class 017 begins on 08/01/2018 and ends on 10/31/2018
  • Class 018 begins on 11/01/2018 and ends on 01/31/2019
  • Class 019 begins on 02/01/2019 and ends on 04/30/2019
  • Class 020 begins on 05/01/2019 and ends on 07/31/2019


Over a twelve week period, you will complete the following:

  • 200 Rucking Miles
  • 30 Workouts, 15 of which must be Ruck Workouts
  • 250 APFT Score (Age/Gender weighted)
  • 12 Mile Ruck in 3 Hours (Prescribed weight)
  • Reading Program (selected from a provided reading list)
  • 5 PATHFINDER Advanced Challenges


You must complete five separate challenges from the options below:

  1. UBRR Score Achievement
  2. Pre/Post Workout Rucks
  3. Mountain Ruck (Prescribed weight)
  4. Overnight Ruck (Prescribed weight)
  5. Coupon Ruck (Prescribed weight)
  6. Marathon Ruck (Prescribed weight)
  7. Double Miles
  8. Triple Miles
  9. Endurance Challenge