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Marine Boot Camp: Top 5 Tips For The Crucible

The hardest aspect of my Crucible was the weather. Read my story here. Outside of the fact that the puddles turned to ice and the mud was frozen… the actual Crucible isn’t that bad. I can’t say whether going through in the extreme cold is worse than going through in the extreme heat, but going through the Crucible in January ... Read More »

Marine Corps Boot Camp: The Crucible


January 9th, 2010 The Crucible… the final test in Marine Corps recruit training that pushes you physically, mentally and emotionally beyond the limits of what the average human being can endure. The Crucible is designed to break, torture, try and teach. Eight events, several stations, 2 degree temperatures, frozen mud and 55 miles of hiking, obstacle courses and team building ... Read More »