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Photos: 1st week of the dream come true!

PERU | Fri, 8 May 2015 | By finally | Photo Gallery

1 week down, only 39 more to go! :-) Lima, Trujillo and the Cordillera Blanca ... check. Honestly, the pace is a bit too fast. Especially with overnight buses and the 4000m altitude (12,000 ft) here in the Cordillera. We need some R&R. And either way, ... Read more >
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Tags: altitude sickness, caraz, cordillera blanca, huaraz, lima, peru

Kili reveals herself and First Taste of Altitude Sickness.

TANZANIA | Wed, 28 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [431]

28 th August Day 2, Kili reveals herself and First Taste of Altitude Sickness.   Altitude: Start at Machame Camp @ 2980m, ie 538mmHg of O 2 , 71% O 2 available at Sea Level, My SPO 2 : 94%            ... Read more >

Tags: altitude sickness, kili, machame, moshi, shira, tanzania

Kilimanjaro: If You Can't Drink It, Climb It

TANZANIA | Thu, 28 Mar 2013 | By away2travel | Views [1512] | Comments [1] | Video

  By Tarynne NOTE: For the sake of protecting peoples’ jobs and avoiding lawsuits, the name of our tour company, guides and the people in on this have been changed. If you are the Tanzanian government here to ... Read more >

Tags: altitude sickness, hiking, kili, moshi, mt kilimanjaro, tanzania

Altitude Sickness Warning

NEPAL | Wed, 12 Dec 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [353]

A reminder to anyone undertaking a high altitude trek in Nepal this season that AMS - acute mountain sickness - is a threat to your health. There has been a spike in the number of cases reported in the past month, at least half a dozen trekkers have ... Read more >

Tags: altitude sickness, nepal, southern asia, travel-safety, trekking

Getting high when you travel, safely

WORLDWIDE | Sun, 2 Jan 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [5300] | Comments [2]

Getting high when you travel can be quite adventurous, and in fact it may be the main reason why you head to a destination. Travelers should not be afraid of taking things to the next level, but must also remember a few key points on their trip. Altitude ... Read more >

Tags: altitude, altitude sickness, climbing, non-destination, travel-health, travel-safety

Getting high in La Paz

BOLIVIA | Fri, 29 May 2009 | By iainjosim | Views [1225] | Comments [7]

The ‘little altitude sickness’ we mentioned in our last entry turned out to be a bit more than that for Jo. She’s fine now, but spent almost three days in bed with altitude sickness and stomach ‘issues’ before calling a doctor at 1am and being admitted ... Read more >

Tags: altitude sickness, hospital, la paz

Up we go

PERU | Sun, 26 Apr 2009 | By melissamain | Views [999] | Comments [6]

Up we go. 6075 metres above sea level is our goal.  We cheat by getting a troupie to drive us up to 4030. I get out of the car with a dizzy head. My lungs try to be bigger. My heart pumps faster to try and compensate. We pack our bags and walk ... Read more >

Tags: altitude sickness, caffeine, up, volcano

Altitude Sick in the Salar del Uyuni

BOLIVIA | Mon, 23 Feb 2009 | By hercules | Views [5620] | Comments [3]

Once we got to San Pedro de Atacama we started looking for a company for our 3 day trip of the Salar del Uyuni. We ended up at the tourist information center reading reviews on the different companies. Most of the reviews involved the drivers starting ... Read more >

Tags: altitude sickness, salt, uyuni

The Trek, Week Two: The Uprising

NEPAL | Sat, 15 Mar 2008 | By andrewalex | Views [1451] | Comments [4]

2-20-08: DAYS 8 & 9 Bupsa to Chublung, Chublung to Namche Bazar Well, we are on our way to Namche, and we are going to make it there in 2 days instead of the 4 that Tika had planned. We sat down with him the other night and told ... Read more >

Tags: altitude sickness, firing people, mountains

Altitude Sickness

INDIA | Mon, 30 Oct 2006 | By true-claims-stories | Views [2183]

I commenced on a walk up into the Himalayan mountains. After 5 hours climbing I began to feel shocking. I spent the night In Rumbak (Ladakh) and in the morning, still feeling lousy, decided not to continue the walk, but to descend. On reaching Leh, I ... Read more >

Tags: altitude sickness, himalaya, mountains, true claim stories

Altitude sickness

PERU | Sun, 1 May 2005 | By true-claims-stories | Views [2755] | Comments [3]

I was trekking at 14,500 feet and started to feel very ill. I had loss of mental ability. Immediatly I decended to the altitude which I had slept at the night before. The next day, I descended further to Cusco, Peru. I felt better that night, but on awaking ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, altitude sickness, peru, true claim stories


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