Going higher means less oxygen. To ascend mountains safely, proper acclimatisation is crucial. This infographic distills key strategies for adapting to altitude into 6 tips.
- How “climb high, sleep low” optimises oxygenation
- Ideal daily elevation gains and rest intervals
- The role of exercise, caffeine, and awareness in acclimatisation
Whether you’re an aspiring mountaineer or experienced guide, these research-backed recommendations will help you avoid altitude sickness.
Access the infographic PDF by clicking the link below for a comprehensive at-a-glance reference to altitude medicine essentials. Download and review it as you plan high-elevation adventures.
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